Write & Publish a Children’s Book Masterclass

Write & Publish a Children’s Book Masterclass

Calling writers of children’s books.

Karen Tyrrell, multi-awarded author presents Write & Publish a Children’s Book Masterclass.

Kickstart your writing in 2019 with practical ways to write and publish your children’s book.

Karen Tyrrell Author Presenter

Program: Write & Publish a Children’s Book Masterclass

Karen will […]

Columbines Tale Write a Book Series Book Giveaway

Columbines Tale (The Tales of Tarya #2) by Rachel Nightingale. Its published by Odyssey Books.

“Suspense, magic, fantasy tale of intrigue.”… Karen Tyrrell (me)

Meet Rachel Nightingale, author of Columbines Tale and The Tales of Tarya series.

Rachel Nightingale is a writer, playwright, educator and actor. With a passion for storytelling and the […]

The Forever Kid Review Book Giveaway

The Forever Kid by Elizabeth Mary Cummings … Illustrated by Cheri Hughes.

Published by Big Sky Publishing. Picture book for kids 4-8.

‘Uplifting, thought provoking, heart-warming.’

Author of The Forever Kid

Meet Elizabeth Mary Cummings author of The Forever Kid. Elizabeth was awarded a psychology degree and a Masters of Education. She writes […]

Amazon Launches Rainforest Rescue Worldwide

Rainforest Rescue on Amazon Release

Amazon Launches Rainforest Rescue Worldwide

Last Saturday, I launched Rainforest Rescue to a crowd of fans, supporters, friends, family … and little superheroes.

★★★★★ Rainforest Rescue is now available on Amazon as a print and eBook.

Amazon Launches Rainforest Rescue (Song Bird 3)

Half-Bird … Half-Girl … ALL SUPERHERO

Gondwana Rainforest is dying.

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Rainforest Rescue Song Bird 3 Book Launch

Rainforest Rescue Song Bird 3 Book Launch

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of my eco-fantasy novel, Rainforest Rescue – Song Bird 3 at Logan West Library on August 18. OMG! I don’t believe it! Queensland National Parks gifted me “goodie bags” for kids to hand out at my book launch and author events.

WHY??

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Structural Edit Song Bird 3

Structural Edit Song Bird 3

My children’s superhero novel, Song Bird 3 is zooming in soon!

I just finished collaborating with a professional editor on a structural edit to prepare Song Bird 3 for publishing at Digital Future Press.

Penny Springthorpe, ex Penguin editor worked with me on structural edits for Song Bird series: Song […]

The Trouble in Tune Town Review

The Trouble in Tune Town Review

Written by: Maura Pierlot

Illustrated by: Sophie Norsa

Review by: Karen Tyrrell

My Review is part of a Blog Blast with Just Write For kids. It features reviews and /or interviews with Kellie Byrnes, Vanessa Jean, Dimity Powell (Boomerang), Michelle Worthington, Megan Higginson and MORE … listed below …

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Ready Set Discover Logan now available at Bookshops

Ready Set Discover Logan now available

I’m thrilled to pieces Ready Set Discover Logan received *5 STAR Reviews and is now available at Bookshops in Brisbane, surrounds and online.

Ready Set Discover Logan is a FUN guide for families on what to do in Logan.

Follow Yana, a newly arrived girl and Bunji an […]

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 […]

Problems with Story Plot? Writing Tips

Problems with Story Plot almost destroyed my self-confidence in writing my upcoming children’s novel, Song Bird 3.

How did I solve my Problems with Story Plot?

I was stuck on how to write the climax of my story. Like ground hog day, I replayed the thrilling adventure scenes leading up to the high point. But […]