PINCH ME I’m presenting at CYA Conference in July

Out of the blue, I received an email requesting my children’s book details as a CYA Conference presenter!! What? Me a presenter? My heart pattered.

I quickly clicked the CYA conference link. I couldn’t breathe.

Surprisingly, my name Karen Tyrrell was listed as a presenter on the Success Story panel alongside my buddy Caylie Jeffery […]

Remember My Name Author Branding Seminar

Thanks to Author Branding, you WILL remember my name, Karen Tyrrell.

YAY! I’m presenting ‘Remember My Name: Author Branding’ seminar for Queensland Writers Centre.

I’m sharing all my secrets on how to market yourself as an author and get your name out there via social media.

Author Branding will reach your readers, pique interest with […]

Winners of the CYA Writers Conference

I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year!!

The Australian CYA children’s and Young Adult writer’s Conference at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane.

It’s a one-day action adventure holiday for writers. Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating. I shared this amazing day with my writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down blueprints for my next writing […]

The SECRET of Submitting your Manuscript to Publishers

IMAGINE! You have slaved over your beloved story, completing your manuscript to perfection! What’s your next step in getting your story published? How do you develop a kick-ass submission package that will eXcite and ignite a Publisher?

**I wrote this blog to unblock my paralyzing FEAR of submitting to Publishers. For too long I’ve allowed […]

Should I Self Publish my Book Baby… Yes? or No?

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I face the most challenging decision in my writing career! …

THE FACTS …Welcome to the digital publishing revolution! Self publishing is upending the book industry! … Time for savvy authors to grasp this unique opportunity to […]

Launching my Pro-active Quest to get ME AND HER Published

Mwah! Thanks for your unbelievable enthusiasm and support this week, requesting to read ME AND HER. What an incredible response! … Emails, comments and messages flooded in from everywhere.

With my heart hammering in my chest, I’m announcing my kick-ass quest to raise the profile of ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness. I’m seeking […]

Winners of the CYA Writers Conference

Today I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year. The Australian CYA children’s and young adult writer’s conference at St Laurence College, Brisbane. Its a one-day action adventure retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhilarating. Exhausting.

I shared this stimulating day with my real & online writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down […]

MAXimise the Networking Power of Linked |in|.

An International Publisher has requested ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness , discovering me via Linked in. He is considering me right now for publication.

Linked |in|, professional networking platform has jump started my writing career, offering me amazing writing and publishing opportunities.

Last year Tim Sharp director of The Happiness Institute […]

Empower the Teacher Within

When parents at my school harassed me to breaking point, I lost my self-esteem and all my power.

Slowly my personality withered and I developed Bipolar Disorder.

Now thank God, I’ve recovered and writing ME AND HER: a Memoir of Madness became part of the cathartic healing process.

I’m a multi-genre writer who specialized in […]

SPACE KIDS Series … Do we have Lift Off?

I’m praying for a 3-Book publishing deal. Two weeks ago, an International Publisher requested Josh and the It and she is now considering it for publication. I hope to entice her with all three books in the Space Kids book series.

I’ve plotted, planned and completed the first draft of Book 2, And now I’m […]