Why I Write Author Platform

Why I write? Authors must express WHY they write to connect with their readers. Writers must reveal what they stand for, and WHY they create the work they do–and for whom they are creating it.

This is the Number #1 step for creating an authentic author platform.

I, Karen Tyrrell create books, driven as a […]

Inspirational Magazine Features Song Bird Superhero

Inspirational magazine, Touchstone features my book Song Bird Superhero.

Song Bird Superhero by Karen Tyrrell (that’s me) features twelve-year-old Amy with cerebral palsy. Amy is best friend and trusted side-kick of superhero Song Bird! Together they battle evil, adversity and bullying through singing, science and self-belief. Amy empowers herself using her mathematical and science […]

Stocking Stuffers of Hope and Cheer

Stocking Stuffers

Stocking Stuffers of Hope & Cheer USA invited my children’s book Song Bird Superhero to join their Prezi interactive presentation. Song Bird Superhero shares positive messages of self-belief, reaching your dream and bully prevention.

Song Bird Superhero shows strength with Rosie overcoming bullying. And diversity with side-kick, Amy triumphing over her Cerebral Palsy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bully Prevention Talks in Schools

YAY! I’m presenting bully prevention talks in schools to empower kids to live strong. I, Karen Tyrrell, am passionate about bully prevention as a survivor of bullying.

I teach bully prevention skills via my award winning children’s book STOP the Bully. I share creative writing and my experiences as a gifted and talented teacher and […]

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 […]

Karen Tyrrell shares Humour and Resilience

 

Literati Radio USA will interview me, author Karen Tyrrell on the power of humour and resilience. I share my hilarious children’s space adventure Jo-Kin Battles the It with an empowering humour and resilience message.

Radio DJ and author, Tosha Michelle will ask me questions on how I wrote Jo-Kin Battles the It co-jointly […]

Winner in Mental Health Achievement Awards

I’m celebrating! I’m a winner in the Mental Health Week achievement awards 2015. I, Karen Tyrrell won the Jude Bugeja Peer Experience Award for improving the lives of people with mental illness.

How did I win?

I share my peer experience as a survivor of bullying, PTSD and mental illness to help adults and children […]