Revealing NEW Book Cover

WOOHOO! I’m revealing the book cover of my 5th resilience book for families, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember.

I can’t keep it secret any longer!

BLURB:

‘Endearingly told and full of hope, compassion and humor, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember provides a gentle introduction for children to the realities of dementia and Alzheimer’s.’

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember […]

Tips for teaching Creative Writing in Schools

Creative Writing in schools www.karentyrrell.com

Today I taught Creative Writing to four High School classes. It was nerve wracking, exciting and extremely rewarding. Mabel Park SHS contacted me, requesting I teach narrative writing to four year nine classes.

I presented ‘Build the Spaceship‘ creative writing lesson, using visualization techniques to create a movie-like story […]

Heal Yourself with Life Writing

Heal Yourself with Life Writing

Thanks South City Bulletin magazine for publishing my story ‘Memoir life writing to assist healing’.

Life writing healed my trauma from parent-teacher bullying, PTSD and mental illness. Writing down my story healed and inspired me to resolve my past and present issues, empowering me to move on to become […]

Write Historical Fiction with Sally Murphy 1915

Historical Fiction

How do you write historical fiction?

Meet writerly friend Sally Murphy, prolific children’s author of over thirty books. On the 100 year anniversary of Gallipoli and the ANZACs, Sally launched a powerful new historical fiction novel 1915 for children.

Sally Murphy

About the book 1915:

When Australia throws its support behind […]

Sylvia’s Itch Book Giveaway

WIN a signed copy in the book giveaway!

Meet my dear author friend Robin Adolphs who launched her gorgeous children’s picture book, Sylvia’s Itch about a sugar glider with a mysterious itch. Robin’s wildlife themed book is illustrated by super talented artist Aaron Pocock and designed by the highly esteemed Book Cover Cafe.

Robin and […]

Write & Publish a Memoir Workshop

Ever wanted to write the story of your life? Your own personal story to inspire the world?

Join me, award winning author, teacher Karen Tyrrell as I share my steps in writing and publishing a memoir. I will guide you on how to write the story of your life, to hook in your reader.

I’ve […]

10 Habits of Highly Successful People

My aim for 2015 is to improve my work habits: to become More creative, More productive and More successful as a writer and an author… But HOW?

I researched habits of highly successful people to discover how they achieve their winning goals. I read interviews with Richard Branson – entrepreneur, CEOs, athletes, politicians, inventors and […]

10 Ways to Unblock Writers Block

10 Ways to Unblock Writers Block

Ever experience the frustration of “writers block” stopping you from completing THAT novel or story?

Me too! Once I, Karen Tyrrell, was plagued by “writers block”, losing all my self-confidence in my ability to write … paralysing my writing output.

Is writers block a reality? Or a Myth?

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Emotional Intelligence 101

High Emotional Intelligence (EQ) will improve our health, happiness and life success … and those of our children.

As a well as our writing skills and ability to connect our characters with readers.

HOW?

What is Emotional Intelligence?

“Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to perceive, control and evaluate emotions.” — About Psychology

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Raising Resilient Children PUBLISHED

WHO wants to raise happy, resilient children who bounce back? … I DO!!

MAGAZINE South City Bulletin published my article Raising Resilient Children by teacher Karen Tyrrell in their February edition.

As award winning resilience author of children’s books Bailey Beats the Blah and STOP the Bully, I teach children and families how to Live […]