Writing Teacher for Queensland Writers Centre

YAY! I’m now a Writing Teacher for Queensland Writers Centre. I will be presenting writing workshops at Brisbane City Libraries on behalf of Queensland Writers Centre.

YIPEE! I present my first gig this Saturday.

I’m presenting Introduction to Memoir Writing. I will teach the fundamentals of memoir writing, with interactive writing exercises to evoke the […]

I’m speaking at Brisbane Writers Festival

Pinch me! I’m speaking at Brisbane Writers Festival, sharing my writer’s experiences.

This is a dream come true for me! I will reveal how I wrote and published my empowering children’s novel, STOP the Bully, jam-packed with humor, action and a mighty twist at the end.

How can Brian Bennett STOP the Bully, and reclaim […]

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 […]

How to Balance Your Health

I was totally Exhausted … mentally, emotionally and physically!

WHY? … For a month, I’ve thrown myself into a relentless schedule of events surrounding the launch of my children’s resilience novel STOP the Bully.

Writing, blogging and editing almost every day. Delivering and promoting two book launches, a 15 day Blog Tour, seminars, author visits, […]

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 […]

ME & HER Launched in Books From Our Backyard

I’m thrilled to announce ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness, my VICTORY over parent-teacher abuse and MADNESS was launched in Queensland Writers Centre‘s catalogue,

Books From Our Backyard at the State Library of Queensland.

DRUM-ROLL: Check out my AUTHOR friends who launched with me …

Peter Taylor, Candice Lemon-Scott, Robin Adolphs, Dimity […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Newspaper Life Story is OUT!

SQUEE! Finally my gutsy news story has hit the streets! My heart is pattering with exhilaration, my stomach clenched with apprehension. For two years, I’ve hidden myself here on […]