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 […]

Oz Comic Con Brisbane Superhero Books for Kids

Oz Comic Con Brisbane will showcase my Superhero Books for Kids. I’m thrilled that superheroes, cosplayers and kids will drop by!

Oz Comic Con Brisbane will feature my latest novel ‘The Battle of Bug World – Song Bird 2.

In fact, all my FUN Superhero Books for Kids will be available including Song Bird […]

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 […]

NEW Reviews The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2)

NEW Reviews of The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2) written by Karen Tyrrell have flooded in. I’m absolutely thrilled with reader’s feedback on my children’s eco fantasy.

I’m especially chuffed about their reactions to my positive messages on sustainability, caring for the environment, crushing stereotypes and the power of friendship.

Thanks […]

Sunshine Coast Writers Festival 13 Aug

Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival (SCIRWF) invited me to present two children’s author events on Sunday 13 August, 2017. WOOHOO! I’m absolutely thrilled.

I’m presenting an interactive children’s storytelling event AND a book marketing event for authors. Check out my author bio below…

Sunshine Coast Karen Tyrrell BIO

Karen Tyrrell is an experienced […]

Arts Queensland Approves Book Grant

Arts Queensland

Arts Queensland approved funding for my tenth book. I can’t believe it!

Recently, I Karen Tyrrell tore open an official letter from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Inside, she explained how I was successful with my Arts Queensland grant application.

This is my 4th literary grant and my very first grant with Arts Queensland… I’m gob-smacked.

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School Talks Save Bees & Environment

School talks to Save the Bees and the environment are coming soon …

Today I, Karen Tyrrell, Brisbane teacher announce my ECO author talks based on my *5 STAR junior fiction novel, The Battle of Bug World- Song Bird 2

A superstorm destroys Rosella Ava Bird’s flower garden.

All the bees and bugs are disappearing.

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Review Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra (Super Space Kids 2)

Review Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra (Super Space Kids 2) by educator & reviewer ABC Jenny…

Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra by author Karen Tyrrell …

‘One chapter tonight, then off to bed,’ I innocently said to my two boys, as I began Karen Tyrrell’s

Review Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra (Super Space Kids 2)

Seven chapters […]

Media The Battle of Bug World-Song Bird 2

Media published newspaper stories and an ABC radio interview featuring The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2). I was thrilled to discover the media sharing my positive messages on bully prevention, girl power, caring for bees … and the environment.

The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2) … BLURB

A superstorm […]