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 […]

Stream of Consciousness Writing

Stream of Consciousness Writing workshop by Karen Tyrrell at Write Links Brisbane […]

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 […]

Book Links StoryArts Brisbane

Meet Publishers, authors & illustrators at Book Links StoryArts Brisbane 19-20 Oct Book Publisher feedback sessions NOW ! […]

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Book Launch

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Book Launch. Includes details of host, supporters, MC and FUN program. […]

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Cover Reveal

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Cover Reveal

With great excitement, I announce the cover of my eco adventure, Great Barrier Reef Rescue – Song Bird 4.

HUGE thanks to those who supported Song Bird 4 on its literary journey.

Special thanks to Steve Tyrrell (co-author) Trevor Salter (illustrator) Yvonne Mes (Write Links co-ordinator), Jacqui Halpin and […]

Rainforest Rescue #6 BEST New Adventure Book in the World

Rainforest Rescue on Amazon Release

Rainforest Rescue #6 BEST New Adventure Book in the World

OMG! My heart pounded with both disbelief … and with pride!

It’s Official: Rainforest Rescue was rated #6 BEST New Adventure Book in the World according to Bookauthority (4/9/2018). Scroll Down to #6 … HERE

HOW did Rainforest Rescue #6 BEST New Adventure […]

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 […]

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 […]

Edit your Book 10 Steps to PERFECTION

Edit your Book: 10 STEPS to PERFECTION

YIPEE! Kai-ay!

I, Karen Tyrrell, finished #9 critical steps in editing her action-packed children’s superhero novel, Song Bird 2.

This week, Song Bird 2 zoomed off to its crucial #10 step. Astute editing will transform it for publishing.

Why Edit your Book?

Editing polishes your writing until […]