Ready. Set. Discover Logan Book Launch

Ready. Set. Discover Logan book is launching soon!

YIPEE! Ready. Set. Discover Logan book launch promises to be a spectacular event for children, families and Queenslanders.

What’s Ready. Set. Discover Logan about?

My picture book reveals the close bond between an aboriginal boy, Bunji and a newly arrived girl, Yana. Together, they discover friendship, […]

Arts Queensland Book Cover Revealed

Arts Queensland book is revealed … Finally.

Arts Queensland Book

In 2017, Karen Tyrrell (that’s me) won an Arts Queensland grant for a children’s picture book.

“This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.”

Logan City Council generously sponsored and supported my picture book too!

Incredibly, the CEO of Queensland […]

2018 Make it Your Year Writing Goals

2018 Make it Your Year … 2018 is going to be MY year too!

I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2018: Guaranteed for success!

As an award winning empowerment author, writing workshop presenter and speaker (Karen Tyrrell) I’m aiming HIGH determined to attain my goals and dreams! My passions for writing, speaking and empowerment will drive […]

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 […]