Self-Care for Authors Increases Productivity

Self-Care for Authors & Writers

OMG! I’m launching my empowering eco fantasy book, Rainforest Rescue (Song Bird 3) in just three weeks-time!

The pressure is mounting!

How to Remain Stress-Free and Increase Productivity?

I have SO much to do … I need to organize media interviews, book reviews and book signing events at bookshops, […]

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 […]

Writers Group Convention Book Marketing

Writers Group Convention held their inspiring network meeting with writers and writing groups from all over Brisbane.

I was thrilled to be a guest speaker, sharing my Super Power marketing tips for authors.

Dressed as my superhero book character, Song Bird Superhero, I shared my WHY – my personal motivation to write, to over 100 […]

Writing Workshops for Children

Writing Workshops for Children

Writing workshops for children create superhero authors of the future!

KAPOW! Today, I was thrilled to present my 4th Superhero Writing Workshop for Brisbane City Libraries in the Summer Reading program.

Kids, supercharged with story writing powers, created original Superhero stories, jam-packed with SUPER powers, SUPER action and SUPER villains!

Kids created their own incredible […]

Arts Queensland Approves Book Grant

Arts Queensland

Arts Queensland approved funding for my tenth book. I can’t believe it!

Recently, I Karen Tyrrell tore open an official letter from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Inside, she explained how I was successful with my Arts Queensland grant application.

This is my 4th literary grant and my very first grant with Arts Queensland… I’m gob-smacked.

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Media The Battle of Bug World-Song Bird 2

Media published newspaper stories and an ABC radio interview featuring The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2). I was thrilled to discover the media sharing my positive messages on bully prevention, girl power, caring for bees … and the environment.

The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2) … BLURB

A superstorm […]

Reviews Song Bird Superhero Super Deal

REVIEWS Song Bird Superhero SUPER Deal

I’m celebrating my riveting Reviews and interviews for Song Bird Superhero!

From teeniest girl to most respected magazine, check out book reviews for Song Bird Superhero.

Pinch Me! I can’t believe what they said about my empowering children’s fantasy adventure.

REVIEWS Song Bird Superhero

‘A sweet empowering story […]

Inspirational Magazine Features Song Bird Superhero

Inspirational magazine, Touchstone features my book Song Bird Superhero.

Song Bird Superhero by Karen Tyrrell (that’s me) features twelve-year-old Amy with cerebral palsy. Amy is best friend and trusted side-kick of superhero Song Bird! Together they battle evil, adversity and bullying through singing, science and self-belief. Amy empowers herself using her mathematical and science […]

Sponsorship Funds for my Next Book

WOOHOO! I, Karen Tyrrell, won a sponsorship for an upcoming writing project for the community.

I’ve waited and waited for this news for over a month. I can’t believe I actually did it!

As an award winner author, teacher and speaker, I’m thrilled and proud to be sponsored to create an empowering children’s book. I’m […]