Inspiring Authors Story Arts Festival

Inspiring authors presented their book talks to Ipswich schools at Story Arts Festival.

YAY! I studied them up close, taking note of every word and every move.

WHY?

I, Karen Tyrrell author, was thrilled to volunteer at Story Arts Festival. I’m a school teacher, writing STEM science superhero novels with humorous twists. I was SO […]

CYA Conference 2016 Winners

I celebrated the ultimate event in my Writer’s year …

The Australian CYA Conference 2016 at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane celebrated its 11th birthday. A one-day action-packed creative retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

I shared this amazing day with my writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses. I scribbled down blueprints for my next […]

Romancing the Stars Brisbane

YIPPEE! I’m Romancing the STARS… What!?

I’m speed dating* Australia’s top children’s authors and illustrators.

How?

I’m hooking up with Brisbane’s brightest, most creative talented STARS for a night of unforgettable magic.

PSST! In reality, I’m speed dating* or small group chatting about captivating books, stories and characters.

JOIN the Fun, Frivolity and Finger food.

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How to Murder Writing Deadlines

Last week I, Karen Tyrrell author was faced with three looming writing deadlines. Three! I’m an award winning author of six resilience books, but I still HATE triple writing deadlines.

Tell me: WHY do multiple writing deadlines always fall at the same time?

The pressure was on for me to finalize three submissions to […]

STOP the Bully Blog Tour & BookGiveAway

Announcing the AMAZON release of STOP the Bully empowering KIDS with anti-bullying strategies!Read HERE

★★★★★ STOP the Bully delivers a fast-paced, thought provoking children’s narrative that kids will LOVE, delivering assertive strategies and compassion.

5 STAR Review …

‘My kids couldn’t put this book down!

Clever characterization and compelling storyline gives ample opportunity for in-depth […]