Song Bird Book Series How I Wrote it

Song Bird Book Series How I Wrote it

Who would believe that bullying, child empowerment and self-belief would inspire me to write my Song Bird book series?

How? In grade six, a frenemy (half friend-half enemy) bullied me continuously, eroding away my self-confidence. I found solace by singing in the school choir and becoming a […]

Song Bird 3 Cover Reveal

Song Bird 3 Cover Reveal

Today I reveal the cover of Song Bird 3 to the world!

My heart races as I share my eco fantasy novel for the very first time.

Will you love Song Bird 3 as much as I do? (Karen Tyrrell Author)

TA-DAA … Here’s Song Bird 3

June 26th, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Category: Book Reveal, Book Reviews, Book Signing, Books, Children's Literature, Creativity, Updates, Writing | 6 comments

Steve Tyrrell Author Presenter Creative

Steve Tyrrell Author Presenter Creative

Meet Steve Tyrrell: children’s author, presenter, creative director of Digital Future Press.

SHH! Steve doesn’t know I wrote this blog about him … But he soon will. (Ha-Ha)

I’m so proud of Steve Tyrrell, loving husband to me, Karen Tyrrell, my best friend and father of our two kids … […]

LEAF Eco Festival Karen Tyrrell

LEAF Eco Festival

YAY! I’m performing two FUN children’s books on stage at the LEAF Eco Festival on Sunday 27th May. Pinch me, I can’t believe it!

Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF) is Logan’s largest environmental event. And it’s FREE!

TV celebrities will present enthralling shows at LEAF Eco Festival. I can’t wait to meet […]

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 […]

Problems with Story Plot? Writing Tips

Problems with Story Plot almost destroyed my self-confidence in writing my upcoming children’s novel, Song Bird 3.

How did I solve my Problems with Story Plot?

I was stuck on how to write the climax of my story. Like ground hog day, I replayed the thrilling adventure scenes leading up to the high point. But […]

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 […]

Superhero Writing Workshops for Children

Superhero Writing Workshops for Children! … I’m thrilled to announce, I’m presenting 4 Children’s Superhero Writing Workshops … And they’re absolutely FREE!

YIPEE! My dream for 2017 was to present writing workshops in Brisbane City libraries. And its finally come true!!

KAPOW! Meet Superhero Karen Tyrrell, author of the Song Bird Superhero series and Super […]

Meanjin Writers Camp created Superhero stories

Meanjin Writers Camp kids created Superhero stories. And I, Karen Tyrrell author taught talented young writers how to write them.

ALEA (Australian Literacy Educators Association) invited me to present two 90-minute writing workshops for children. I was gobsmacked!

When I discovered which uber-talented authors would co-present with me, I almost keeled over!

Well-renowned children’s authors […]

Digital Future Press WINS Awards

Digital Future Press publishes empowering books to energize kids and grown-ups to live strong. Karen Tyrrell (that’s me) published 9 highly acclaimed books barely mentioning my imprint. Now, it’s time to shout Digital Future Press to the world!

WINNER: Digital Future Press

Digital Future Press received 3 mental health awards, 4 literary grants, a mentorship […]