Celebrate Mental Health Week Oct 9-15

Let’s celebrate Mental Health Week and live our happiest, healthiest life.

I, Karen Tyrrell award winning author, speaker on Resilience and Wellbeing celebrate Mental Health week, October 9-15.

I’m a survivor of mental illness and bullying. When I was a school teacher, parents of my student bullied and harassed me to breaking point. This […]

Resilience Talk for Depression and Anxiety

Resilience talk by Karen Tyrrell: award winning mental health author, teacher and speaker.

Have you ever felt depressed? Worried? Anxious? Or stressed?

Don’t worry! My resilience talk with coping skills will empower you to live strong.

Come to Karen’s empowering resilience talk on how to be happier, healthier and mentally balanced.

Karen will share how […]

Gold Coast Writers Literary Luncheon

YIPEE! I, Karen Tyrrell will be a Guest Author at the Gold Coast Writers Literary Luncheon. I’ll be chatting with writers over a relaxed lunch, sharing my writing secrets. Can’t wait to find out the WINNERS of the short story writing competition. AND hear the dynamic guest speaker too.

Thanks Jill Smith, author and committee […]

Sydney Tour Karen Tyrrell Author

Karen Tyrrell Author tours Sydney with books to empower kids to live strong.

Pinch me! I can’t believe it. I’m speaking at a Teacher’s Conference. … I’m story telling at a library AND I’m book signing at a Dymocks book shop… all in Sydney.

WOW! How did this Sydney Tour happen?

A Teacher’s Conference […]

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.