REVEALING my NEW Book COVER

DRUM ROLL … I’m announcing the COVER and title of my brand NEW Book Baby.

A Junior Novel I’m Thrilled about inspired by my mission to Create books to empower KIDS …

My heart’s pounding fast.

My stomach is squirming.

I’m giving BIRTH to my new Book Baby in Public.

So here I go, with [...]

Launching UNDEAD Kev + FREE Kindle Giveaway

YAY!!  Children’s Author and teacher Charmaine Clancy is giving away a FREE Kindle to celebrate her new junior novel UNDEAD KEV… (Zane and Kev versus Everything)

Undead Kev is the sequel to her best SELLER, My Zombie Dog.  I just LOVE Charmaine’s quirky scary humor … So do KIDS!

UnDead Kev: BLURB

The undead [...]

Bailey Beats the Blah jets off to Bologna Book Fair

I’m doing cartwheels! Bailey Beats the Blah will be showcased at the Bologna Book Fair March 24-27 in Bologna Italy.

International book buyers will read the pages of Bailey displayed at the SCBWI stand for Australian and New Zealand authors.

If they need more publishing information , they can peruse the flyer I created to [...]

PODCAST Mental Health 101 Wellness Tips

I, Karen Tyrrell am passionate about Mental Health and I want the world to start TALKING about it!

Mental health issues are NORMAL. Everyone is struggling with something … anxiety, depression, panic attacks, stress, or sleep disorders sometime in their life.

Either their own or with someone they love. It’s time to STOP the hushed [...]

INSIGHTS from a Children’s Author

NEWSFLASH: Authors of Kid’s books REVEAL themselves, their writing secrets and their passion for writing… I, Karen Tyrrell was tagged not once but TWICE in a tagging game for children’s authors to answer four questions. First I was tagged by Vacen Taylor: incredibly talented Gold Coast author of children’s Sci-Fi Starchild series Bk1: The Age [...]

CREATE a Picture Book Workshop FREE

EVER wanted to Create and Publish a KIDS Picture Book??

Join me, pro-active Brisbane author-teacher Karen Tyrrell as I share my pro-active steps in creating and publishing a successful children’s picture book.

ALL participants will receive my step-by-step guides …

•    How to Create a Picture book

•    How to Get Published

My KIDS picture [...]

Bailey Beats the Blah ZOOMS out to Oz Schools

BLAST OFF! Bailey Beats the Blah *5 Star  REVIEW zoomed out to schools across Australia via the Teacher Librarian network.

A Teacher Librarian reviewed my empowering Mental Health picture book, Bailey Beats the Blah on The Bottom Shelf website with an incredible rap. She emailed the entire review to thousands of schools via the [...]

WINNER of Almost Dead Book Giveaway

Announcing the WINNER of Almost Dead Book Giveaway … by author Kaz Delaney.

Almost Dead is the  sequel to Kaz Delaney book Dead Actually, paranormal chick-lit, winner of the Aurealis Award and Romance Writers award.

I’m proud Kaz Delaney chose me, Karen Tyrrell to open her Blog Tour with a Book Giveaway celebrating her NEW [...]

Gala Opening of TLC Lounge

YAY! I’m a Guest presenter at the Gala opening of TLC Lounge. Come along to celebrate Library Lover’s Day & discover the new TLC Lounge.

Tech. Learn. Create.

Entertainment, Special guests and Refreshments.

Enjoy the sweet sounds of the 3D printed ukulele and ukulele choir! Discover SCRATCH animation. Create a SASSY Mocktail. Program robots. Visit [...]

How to write YA Books with Kaz Delaney + Book Giveaway

Welcome Kaz Delaney award-winning author of Dead Actually, paranormal chick-lit, winner of the Aurealis Award and Romance Writers award … to Karen’s Blog … Kaz is launching Almost Dead, the sequel to Dead Actually. Kaz supported my award winning memoir Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness …

About my battle with parent-Teacher Bullying, Bipolar [...]