Mental Health Achievement Award

Kerry Armstrong Actress and Me: Karen Tyrrell

YIPPEE! I’m celebrating! … I’m finalist in the 2014 Mental Health Week achievement awards.

I’m so proud I triumphed over mental illness, writing my recovery and resilience books… Me & HIM: A Guide to Recovery (wellness tips for adults) Bailey Beats the Blah and STOP the Bully […]

Logan Mayor buys Bully Prevention book for Schools

STOP the Bully at Logan City Council

With much pride, I Karen Tyrrell author teacher handed over a bulk order of STOP the Bully children’s novel to Logan Mayor Pam Parker to send out to Logan Schools.

STOP the Bully empowers kids 8 to 12 with bully prevention skills in a heart-warming story […]

STOP the Bully LOGAN Launch

Due to popular demand, I’m launching STOP the Bully junior novel at Logan North library.

STOP the Bully empowers KIDS to assert themselves with non-aggressive anti-bullying solutions, to raise their self-esteem.

BLURB: Eleven year old Brian is hiding something.

His life is falling apart. Dad abandoned the family.

Brain hates his new school. And now […]

STOP the Bully Junior NOVEL has Arrived

YAY! The courier just delivered boxes of STOP the Bully, empowering junior novel ready for my Black Cat launch on May 31st

I ripped open a box and grabbed a copy of STOP the Bully, scanning the glorious first page reviews from…

Kids Book Review, Kids Helpline, Michael Hardie: Child Mental […]

Bailey Beats the Blah ★★★★★ KIDS Mental Health book

Bailey Beats the Blah received ★★★★★ REVIEWS from a CHILD psychologist, a Mental Health CEO, a school counselor, a journalist, and many teachers and MUMS, rating Bailey Beats the Blah a top empowering book for KIDS.

Bailey Beats the Blah boosts EVERY Child’s, self-esteem and coping skills to deal with WORRY thoughts and SAD days.

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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 […]

Success! ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness Book Launch

WOOT! Last night my first ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness book launch lifted off with a BANG!

Part of the crowd of 85!

Over eighty-five guests attended Logan North library in South Brisbane, Australia. 85! The librarian said it was one of their TOP book launches EVER (trailing closely after Kate […]

Write Idea: Author publishes a Memoir of Madness

Today I discovered my smiling photo and story pitch staring back at me on the front page of The Reporter newspaper. I couldn’t stop giggling. I had finally made the headlines … “Write Idea: Author publishes a Memoir of Madness.” I quickly scrambled to page 38 in the EVENTS section to find the rest of […]

*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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STOP-PRESS. Logan Mayor Launches Author’s “MAD” book!

Stephanie Masters, entertainment journalist at Albert & Logan News recently interviewed me for a newspaper report, wanting to get the low-down on my controversial memoir, ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness about my insanity and how I recovered.

How did I Score a Newspaper story?

• Research! First I secured the reporters email address […]