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 […]

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 […]

Inspiring Logan Women Event

INSPIRING Logan Women presents four women sharing their powerful stories. Women who have walked a difficult path gaining valuable insight and personal strength from their experiences.

I, Karen Tyrrell will reveal my personal story as a victim of parent-teacher bullying and subsequent mental illness. And how I recovered to become an award winning resilience author […]

Mayor Pam Parker purchased Bailey for Logan KIDS

With much pride, I handed over multi-copies of Bailey Beats the Blah, KIDS mental health book to Mayor Pam Parker at the Caring Women United morning tea held at Logan City Council chambers.

My heart pattered as I spoke of my journey into and out of parent-teacher harassment and mental illness

AND writing my recovery […]

*LIVE* Radio Interview. ME & HER: a Memoir of Madness #GIVEWAYS

Radio 101 FM Brisbane interviewed me on the story behind ME & HER: a Memoir of Madness … on Tuesday 24th April at 11.40 am EST. Athol Woodford (WOODY) quizzed me with probing questions, to uncover the truth.

Listeners tuning in, had the chance to win one of #2 *FREE* copies of my gutsy memoir.

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PUBLISHED: Editing Secrets to Make your Story SENSATIONAL!

Happy International Women’s Day!

SQUEE … My EDITING article was published in a print magazine!

Astute editing transforms a great story into something sensational!

Editing polishes your writing until it sparkles and shines with the gloss of a professional. A polished piece of writing hooks a reader from the beginning, holding them to […]

SQUEEE! … ME AND HER will be Published in 2012!

WOOHOO! Happy New Year 2012! …

I’m cracking open the champers! Snoopy dancing on the ceiling with my suction boots on! … I’m so excited, I could burst.

I will finally see my gutsy memoir in print and share my story of hope with the world.

I’m proud to announce … ‘ME AND HER: a […]

How to Present *Imaginative* Writing Workshops to Schools

photo renjith krishnan

BLAST OFF … Kids created the most *imaginative* stories at my Writing Workshop yesterday. How did I unleash the Power of their […]

NOMINATED– Guess What? … I’m Nominated!!

SQUEEEE … This week I celebrate exciting NEW opportunities in my writing life. After completing Kids Sci-Fi JOSH VS. LORD TERRA, the timing was perfect to reflect and review my writers platform, and plan for the future.

Firstly, welcome to my NEW LOOK website with the latest badges, buttons and gizmos.

Gaze over […]