Digital Future Press signed a Contract

I, Karen Tyrrell signed my FIRST contract on behalf of Digital Future Press. Digital Future Press, my indie publishing imprint now has a book distributer.

I’m so excited I can barely breathe. Hubby Steve and I had discussions with a distributer for over 3 months!

Yes, it took that long for me to be […]

How to Pitch to Publishers

WOOHOO! I finally pitched three manuscripts to Publishers!

My name is Karen Tyrrell, award winning author of four resilience books for adults and children.

FIRST I developed my new stories to the highest possible publishing standard— written with passion and energy. I critiqued, rewrote, tweaked, formatted and had them professionally edited to perfection… over months […]

Aim Sky High for 2015

Happy 2015! … I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2015: Guaranteed for success!

As a resilience author –teacher – speaker (Karen Tyrrell) I’m aiming HIGH determined to attain my goals! I’m letting my passions for writing and resilience guide me for 2015.

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

Write your Life: Memoir Writing Workshop

We all have a BOOK within us, begging to break FREE! … A unique life story to tell. Have you ever wanted to WRITE your LIFE?

Please join me for a FREE memoir Writing Workshop. I’m sharing all my secrets for creating and publishing a thought provoking memoir.

Join me, author-teacher Karen Tyrrell as I […]

INTERVIEW: How to Publish a Picture Book +Bookgiveaway

BLAST Off! Claire Chadwick’s innovative picture book, So Many Sounds EXPLODES with a multitude of noises to delight young children {4yrs plus}.

WELCOME: Claire Chadwick, an Australian author, teacher and MUM to two young children.

So Many Sounds delivers an interactive experience, teaching children sound awareness through reading, listening, singing So Many Sounds Song […]

Why I Resigned as Coordinator Logan City Writers Collective

It is with great personal regret that I advise that I am stepping down from the role of coordinator of Logan City Writers Collective, a group I’ve nurtured from its first inception. Thanks for your friendship and support over the last three years.

I am proud and happy to have made some small contribution […]

SQUEEE! … ME AND HER will be Published in 2012!

WOOHOO! Happy New Year 2012! …

I’m cracking open the champers! Snoopy dancing on the ceiling with my suction boots on! … I’m so excited, I could burst.

I will finally see my gutsy memoir in print and share my story of hope with the world.

I’m proud to announce … ‘ME AND HER: a […]

How to Maximize Constructive Writing Feedback

WOOHOO! Yesterday I received positive feedback from the Children & YA (CYA) writing competition for one of my children’s stories. ALANA TO THE RESCUE, Book 1 of my picture book series, obtained a perfect score from one judge and a near perfect score from the other, with an overall score of 95% … Both […]

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 […]

How do Writers FIND a Agent?

I was grappling with my greatest dilemma … Do I really need an agent? … Do I know enough about the publishing industry to go it alone? … Is it worth paying an agent a percentage of my contract?… Can an agent help my Publishing career?

The pros and cons swum round my writer’s brain […]