Book Marketing Masterclass

Want to OPTIMIZE your book marketing plan, book sales and world-wide distribution?

Join 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 marketing plan.

Karen Tyrrell at […]

Sylvia’s Itch Book Giveaway

WIN a signed copy in the book giveaway!

Meet my dear author friend Robin Adolphs who launched her gorgeous children’s picture book, Sylvia’s Itch about a sugar glider with a mysterious itch. Robin’s wildlife themed book is illustrated by super talented artist Aaron Pocock and designed by the highly esteemed Book Cover Cafe.

Robin and […]

10 Ways to Unblock Writers Block

10 Ways to Unblock Writers Block

Ever experience the frustration of “writers block” stopping you from completing THAT novel or story?

Me too! Once I, Karen Tyrrell, was plagued by “writers block”, losing all my self-confidence in my ability to write … paralysing my writing output.

Is writers block a reality? Or a Myth?

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Raising Resilient Children PUBLISHED

WHO wants to raise happy, resilient children who bounce back? … I DO!!

MAGAZINE South City Bulletin published my article Raising Resilient Children by teacher Karen Tyrrell in their February edition.

As award winning resilience author of children’s books Bailey Beats the Blah and STOP the Bully, I teach children and families how to Live […]

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 […]

Write & Publish a Children’s Novel

Write & Publish a Children’s Novel

EVER wanted to Write & Publish your own Children’s novel?

Find out how at the Write & Publish a Children’s Novel Master Class

Join author teachers Charmaine Clancy and myself, Karen Tyrrell as we share our secrets and guide you every step of the way.

We’ll teach you […]

7 Ways to get Writing Feedback

YEEHAA! I received results from the CYA Conference competition on my two picture books. With hands shaking, I clicked open the emails, praying CYA’s feedback would be constructive, uplifting, … a positive blueprint on AMPING my stories to the HIGHEST publishing standard.

It WAS … and more!

Four months ago, I submitted my two […]

River City Writers Conference Aug 16

YIPEE! I’ve been invited to present a Memoir Workshop at River City Writers Conference Brisbane on August 16, sharing all my publishing secrets. River City Writer’s Conference is Brisbane MOST innovative conference jam-packed with actionable writing and publishing advice.

Check Out the Presenters…

Key Note speaker is award-winning author Helene Young, who shares her writing […]

Books From Our Backyard 2013

WOOHOO! Queensland Writers Centre announced their latest Book catalogue Books From Our Backyard 2013 … I’m celebrating!!

Bailey Beats the Blah: resilience picture book and ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery: wellness memoir are published within their pages…

Bailey Beats the Blah (2013) empowers kids to over come SAD days and WORRY thoughts with […]

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 […]