Happy Christmas from Kate and Winell Road!

When Winell Road: Beneath the Surface was released back in April, Kate didn’t embark on a great deal of promotion. Because of a lot of ‘things’. So, to make up for that and to kick off the festivities for her favourite time of year – Christmas! – she’s taken Winell Road on a little tour, […]

Memoir to Scifi Toowoomba Writers Festival

I, Karen Tyrrell, am presenting a Write & Publish a Memoir Workshop at Toowoomba Writers Festival at 12-1.

I’m so excited its almost FULLY booked already. I will share tips on how I wrote and published Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness and Me and Him: A Guide to Recovery. A teacher’s recovery […]

Grant Funding for Writers with Karen Tyrrell

Grant Funding for Writers with Karen Tyrrell

Who wants to learn: Grant Funding for Writers? Come to my FREE event: Grant Funding for Writers with Karen Tyrrell

Learn to strategize, research, plan and write a strong grant application. Plus learn to build relationships, enlist strong supporters and market your book once a grant is […]

My joy, my Pupil became the Principal

Anthony Pitt, Karen Tyrrell. David Kinniburgh

The Principal of Fairvale Public School invited me, Karen Tyrrell author and teacher for a unique school reunion. Principal, Anthony Pitt invited me to present my children’s resilience book Jo-Kin Battles the It to his school.

My Pupil became the Principal

In 1979, I taught Anthony in Kindergarten […]

Karen Tyrrell shares Humour and Resilience


Literati Radio USA will interview me, author Karen Tyrrell on the power of humour and resilience. I share my hilarious children’s space adventure Jo-Kin Battles the It with an empowering humour and resilience message.

Radio DJ and author, Tosha Michelle will ask me questions on how I wrote Jo-Kin Battles the It co-jointly […]

Reviews Jo-Kin Battles the It -Super Space Kids

Dymocks Carindale Brisbane

Woohoo! *5 STAR Reviews for Jo-Kin Battles the It (Super Space Kids #1) have landed.

I’m ecstatic REVIEWERS, teachers, counselors, parents and Kids have reviewed Jo-Kin Battles the It with glowing endorsements.

Jo-Kin Battles the It empowers kids to live strong with positive resilience, teamwork and brainpower messages through humor. I, […]

Jo-Kin Battles the It Blog Tour

SQUEE! Top authors support Jo-Kin Battles the It Blog Tour!

Top children’s authors will interview me and review *5 Star illustrated novel Jo-Kin Battles the It. Oct 19-30

Karen Tyrrell, author of Jo-Kin Battles the It celebrates the launch of JO-KIN on Amazon, Goodreads and bookshops via a world tour … Join the FUN and […]

Jo-Kin Battles the It Launches on Amazon

Jo-Kin Battles the It (Super Space Kids #1) by Karen Tyrrell launches World Wide on Amazon in print and eBook. HERE

JO-KIN is a hilarious space adventure empowering kids to live strong with resilience, teamwork and HUMOR.

Jo-Kin Battles the It (Super Space Kids #1)

What is it about?

Goof ball Josh Atkins […]

Winner in Mental Health Achievement Awards

I’m celebrating! I’m a winner in the Mental Health Week achievement awards 2015. I, Karen Tyrrell won the Jude Bugeja Peer Experience Award for improving the lives of people with mental illness.

How did I win?

I share my peer experience as a survivor of bullying, PTSD and mental illness to help adults and children […]

How to Survive Suicide

How to survive suicide is one of the HOT topics raised in October: Mental Health month.

Let’s talk about suicide and suicide prevention …

Those who survive suicide are conflicted with opposing emotions: guilt, regret, fear, grief, relief and gratefulness.

How can Suicide SURVIVORS recover and thrive?

Meet writer Mel Hall: who suffered long term […]