Logan Mayor buys Bully Prevention book for Schools

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.

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7 Ways to get Writing Feedback

YEEHAA! I received results from the CYA Conference competition on my two picture books. With hands shaking, I clicked open the emails, praying CYA’s feedback would be constructive, uplifting, … a positive blueprint on AMPING my stories to the HIGHEST publishing standard.

It WAS … and more!

Four months ago, I submitted my two [...]

WINNERS of the River City Writers Conference

The inaugural River City Writers Conference went off with an eXplosion of energy! I was so proud to be part of this electric experience as an award winning author presenter, sharing my personal story of my survival from bullying, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and mental illness, inspiring me to write ME & HER: A Memoir [...]

WINNER Roses are Blue Book Giveaway

Thanks to all the participants in the Roses are Blue book Giveaway. Roses are Blue: children’s verse novel written by award winning author Sally Murphy.

Read my REVIEW plus Interviews and Blog Tour HERE

Announcing the WINNER

Drum roll…

AND the winner is Kaye Baillie

I’ll be in contact with you soon to request your [...]

Create a Children’s Novel FREE Workshop

Want to write and publish a children’s novel? Join me, author teacher Karen Tyrrell as I share my secrets in creating and publishing a successful children’s novel. I’ll share tips on crafting unforgettable characters and a story line hooking in the reader.

PLUS I’ll reveal my secrets on how I wrote and published bully prevention [...]

Roses Are Blue REVIEW + Book Giveaway

Roses Are Blue by Sally Murphy, illustrated by Gabriel Evans ISBN: 9781922244376

What if your Mum was different from everyone else’s? I mean embarrassingly different…

Amber Rose’s enchanted world has come to an end. First her mother is injured in a tragic accident. She’s not the same anymore.

Amber and her family are struggling to [...]

River City Writers Conference Aug 16

YIPEE! I’ve been invited to present a Memoir Workshop at River City Writers Conference Brisbane on August 16, sharing all my publishing secrets. River City Writer’s Conference is Brisbane MOST innovative conference jam-packed with actionable writing and publishing advice.

Check Out the Presenters…

Key Note speaker is award-winning author Helene Young, who shares her writing [...]

WINNERS of the CYA Conference

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

The Australian CYA Conference at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane. It’s a one-day action-packed adventure holiday for writers. Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

I shared this amazing day with my writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down blueprints for my next writing projects, revitalizing my creative [...]

Books From Our Backyard 2013

WOOHOO! Queensland Writers Centre announced their latest Book catalogue Books From Our Backyard 2013 … I’m celebrating!!

Bailey Beats the Blah: resilience picture book and ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery: wellness memoir are published within their pages…

Bailey Beats the Blah (2013) empowers kids to over come SAD days and WORRY thoughts with [...]

How to Balance Your Health

I was totally Exhausted … mentally, emotionally and physically!

WHY? … For a month, I’ve thrown myself into a relentless schedule of events surrounding the launch of my children’s resilience novel STOP the Bully.

Writing, blogging and editing almost every day. Delivering and promoting two book launches, a 15 day Blog Tour, seminars, author visits, [...]