Writer Burnout How I Stopped It

Writer Burnout !!! Today I planned to announce a HUGE Writing project … which would have instigated Writer Burnout. Luckily, my writing buddies and family saved me, begging me to take time-out.

WHY? … For a month, I’ve thrown myself into a relentless schedule of events surrounding the launch of my children’s FUN space […]

Book Signing at Dymocks Angus & Robertson Mary Ryans

YAY! I’m book signing Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra at Dymocks, Angus & Robertson, Riverbend and Mary Ryans book stores.

I can’t wait to meet you and personally sign your copy.

What is Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra (Super Space Kids 2) about?

Reluctant hero, Jo-Kin never wanted to be a Super Space Kid. Not until Lord […]

Karen takes the It to Ipswich

YIPEE, I presented a skit based on my kid’s scifi book Jo-Kin Battles the IT to Carole Park State School, Ipswich. Then I gave out FREE books from Australian authors to children, part of my role as a Books in Homes literacy volunteer. Carole Park State School is a delightful multi-cultural school with […]

Writing Teacher for Queensland Writers Centre

YAY! I’m now a Writing Teacher for Queensland Writers Centre. I will be presenting writing workshops at Brisbane City Libraries on behalf of Queensland Writers Centre.

YIPEE! I present my first gig this Saturday.

I’m presenting Introduction to Memoir Writing. I will teach the fundamentals of memoir writing, with interactive writing exercises to evoke the […]

How to Murder Writing Deadlines

Last week I, Karen Tyrrell author was faced with three looming writing deadlines. Three! I’m an award winning author of six resilience books, but I still HATE triple writing deadlines.

Tell me: WHY do multiple writing deadlines always fall at the same time?

The pressure was on for me to finalize three submissions to […]

Book Marketing Masterclass Jan 23

Want to OPTIMIZE your book marketing plan, book sales and world-wide distribution?

Join me, author teacher Karen Tyrrell as I share my secrets and guide you every step of the way. I’ll teach you how to market, sell & distribute your book to the widest possible audience with a pro-active book marketing plan.

10 Steps to Edit your Book for SUCCESS

YIPPEE! Kai-ay!

I’ve finished #9 critical steps in editing my latest book. It’s almost ready for the crucial #10 step. Astute editing will transform my story so it’s ready for publishing.

Why did I Edit my Book?

Editing polishes your writing until it sparkles and shines with the gloss of a professional. A polished piece […]

Achieve your Goals in 2016

Happy 2016! … I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2016: Guaranteed for success!

As a resilience author – teacher – speaker (Karen Tyrrell) I’m aiming HIGH determined to attain my goals! My passions for writing and resilience will drive me in 2016.

I’m creating my own luck and capitalizing on every opportunity presented to me. With […]

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, […]

Memoir to Scifi Toowoomba Writers Festival

I, Karen Tyrrell, am presenting a Write & Publish a Memoir Workshop at Toowoomba Writers Festival at 12-1.

I’m so excited its almost FULLY booked already. I will share tips on how I wrote and published Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness and Me and Him: A Guide to Recovery. A teacher’s recovery […]