Arts Queensland Approves Book Grant

Arts Queensland

Arts Queensland approved funding for my tenth book. I can’t believe it!

Recently, I Karen Tyrrell tore open an official letter from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Inside, she explained how I was successful with my Arts Queensland grant application.

This is my 4th literary grant and my very first grant with Arts Queensland… I’m gob-smacked.

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Logan Artworkers Networking Event: How to Source funding

Grant Funding

Logan Artworkers: come to a networking event. Find out how to source funding.

I, Karen Tyrrell author will speak on how I won three RADF grants for different projects.

I won a major RADF grant to publish my picture book Harry Helps Grandpa Remember . Harry is about a little boy who won’t give up […]

Meet Logan’s Talented Creatives Dec 11

Meet Logan Creatives – songwriters, artists, musicians, poets and authors. And its FREE! Meet award winning author Karen Tyrrell (moi)

I share the highs and lows of my writing and publishing career. Once I was a bullied teacher who experienced a dramatic breakdown … Now I’m a resilience author of eight books which empower […]

Logan Lifestyle Expo showcases Karen Tyrrell’s Books

Logan Lifestyle Expo

Logan Lifestyle Expo will showcase my empowering children’s books.

I, Karen Tyrrell am a Logan award winning author and school teacher. I write funny books that empower kids to live strong: teaching self-belief, bully prevention and resilience skills…

Karen’s Books at Logan Lifestyle Expo ★★★★★ Song Bird Superhero

Bullied girl Rosella Ava Bird dreams of […]

Writing Competition Winners for Logan City Council

Announcing the winners of Logan City Council Writing Competition.

My name’s Karen Tyrrell, Logan resilience author. I awarded prizes to children who participated in the School Storm Preparation writing competition. The judging panel was composed of Logan Mayor, Luke Smith, SES Officer, Jim Ferguson and I. We shortlisted excellent entries from schools, until making our […]

Giving Thanks for 2015

I’m celebrating 2015, giving thanks to the universe and to everyone who helped me to achieve my writing dreams.

Without you and your kind support, I could not have achieved what I did.

In 2015, I expanded my goals, incorporating humor into my resilience messages to teach kids and families to live strong with resilience, […]

Books in Homes Raises Literacy

YIPEE! I’m now a volunteer Role Model for Books in Homes charitable organization, to inspire young readers. Today I handed out books at Loganlea High School Book Giving Assembly to promote literacy and the enjoyment of reading.

Books in Homes talk at Loganlea High School students & teachers

Books in Homes is an inspiring […]

Grant Funding for Writers with Karen Tyrrell

Grant Funding for Writers with Karen Tyrrell

Who wants to learn: Grant Funding for Writers? Come to my FREE event: Grant Funding for Writers with Karen Tyrrell

Learn to strategize, research, plan and write a strong grant application. Plus learn to build relationships, enlist strong supporters and market your book once a grant is […]

Radio Interview Jo-Kin Battles the It

A radio journalist will interview me on my hilarious children’s space adventure Jo-Kin Battles the It (Super Space Kids #1) and how writing it helped me survive tough times.

Jo-Kin Battles the It became a fun-like refuge as I simultaneously wrote a gut-wrenching memoir, Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness. I, Karen Tyrrell, teacher […]

Media Alert Dementia Month Pantomime

Alzheimer’s Australia has issued a media alert on my next performance of Harry Helps Grandpa Remember my children’s pantomime at Angus & Robertson Victoria Point. Alzheimer’s Australia endorsed children’s picture book, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember to celebrate September: Dementia Awareness Month.

Kids and Colour will round out Dementia Awareness Month …

WHAT: Award winning Brisbane […]