As an initiative of Mental Health week, I was an invited guest of PA Hospital Brisbane, and had the opportunity to share my personal experiences with the patients and staff of the mental health wing, of how I manage my Bipolar Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
I arrived early, my heart pattering as I [...]
My friend, Melissa Wray celebrates the second anniversary of DESTINY ROAD her YA novel. Win two $20 gift cards!! What sparked the idea to write Destiny Road? Recently Melissa Wray was asked this question by Uncommon YA. Here is her very personal response.
We moved to North Queensland when I was 14. After a [...]
STOP the Bully at Logan City Council
With much pride, I Karen Tyrrell author teacher handed over a bulk order of STOP the Bully children’s novel to Logan Mayor Pam Parker to send out to Logan Schools.
STOP the Bully empowers kids 8 to 12 with bully prevention skills in a heart-warming story [...]