Resilience for Writers 2020

Resilience for Writers 2020

With each news update on the corona virus, I go into a state of shock.

Will I be able to cope?

I brand myself as a resilience author (Karen Tyrrell) – a survivor of school workplace bullying and mental health issues.

Now is the time for me to spend extra-time […]

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

I encountered endangered turtles at Mon Repos, Bundaberg. For me, Karen Tyrrell, author of children’s eco book Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue, it was a dream come true.

Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue is my children’s STEM-enviro novel featuring science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It encourages children […]

Grants for Writers Masterclass

Grants For Writers Masterclass

Winner of 5 grants, author Karen Tyrrell shares her secrets to Grant Writing at a Masterclass.

Come to my Grants For Writers Masterclass and learn how to write and win a grant.

What are Karen Tyrrell’s Qualifications?

I’m an award-winning author, teacher, key-note speaker and presenter, winner of 5 grants. […]

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

With our Great Barrier Reef, forests and waterways ravaged by climate change and pollution, kids need hope for the future.

How can children save our planet? … Without terrifying them?

Kids need eco-education and scientific knowledge to inspire and empower themselves to take positive action and become eco-superheroes. One […]

Song Bird Superhero Braille House

Song Bird Superhero Braille House

Today, I, Karen Tyrrell, visited Braille House with Steve to witness the final stages of Song Bird Superhero in Braille.

Braille House published Song Bird Superhero, for vision-impaired children to enjoy.

I’m deeply honored Braille House, Brisbane, chose my book, Song Bird Superhero. Thank you. 🙂

What’s […]

Publishing Tips StoryArts Brisbane

Publishing Tips StoryArts Brisbane

As an author and committee member, I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year.

Last weekend, Book Links launched the very first StoryArts Brisbane.

A two-day action-packed writing retreat for writers and illustrators of children’s books.

Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

Anna Byrd, Jacqui Halpin, June Perkins

I shared […]

First Draft – How to Write your Story

Writing the First Draft by KarenTyrrell author. I reveal how I wrote the first draft of my WIP and #7 Tips to Finish your First Draft. […]

Rainforest Rescue Shortlisted Major Award

Rainforest Rescue Shortlisted in Major Award

Today, Steve Tyrrell co-author of Song Bird Rainforest Rescue flashed me a letter announcing our shortlisting.

I shook my head, in total disbelief. ‘What’s this?’ I said.

‘We’re shortlisted in the Speech Pathology Australia, Book of the Year awards!’ Steve grinned.

Woohoo!

I’m so excited and honoured […]

Karen Tyrrell Author Tours Paradise

Karen Tyrrell Author Tours Paradise. My author dream came true when I toured the Great Barrier Reef with my latest book, Great Barrier Reef Rescue. Myself and co-author Steve Tyrrell presented interactive author talks, engaging writing workshops and shared our writing tips to hundreds of kids. How?

Last Sunday, Steve and I left Brisbane […]

Reading is my Secret Power Karen Tyrrell Author Talks

Reading is my Super Power Talks by Karen Tyrrell Author […]