How to Create a MORE Likeable Character

How to Create a MORE Likeable Character

 

Who wants to create a MORE likeable character? A likeable character your reader cares deeply about?

A likeable character who’ll keep your reader turning pages to find out what happens to him.

Q: Does your main character come across as cocky, aloof, or just plain boring?

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How to Achieve Work Life Balance

Achieve Work Life Balance

Coming home exhausted? Over worked? Stressed to the hilt?

But still striving to achieve Work Life Balance?

Read my article The Work Life Balance published in South City Bulletin magazine April edition. I’ll show you 10 keys to boost your happiness levels and manage the demands of life.

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Karen Tyrrell at Angus & Robertson Capalaba

Karen Tyrrell at Angus & Robertson

I’m signing copies of my resilience books at Angus & Robertson Capalaba Park Shopping Centre.

I’m SO excited as this is my very FIRST book signing event for Angus & Robertson. MORE book shop signings COMING soon

My award winning books: Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness […]

Book Marketing Masterclass

Want to OPTIMIZE your book marketing plan, book sales and world-wide distribution?

Join author teacher Karen Tyrrell as I share my secrets and guide you every step of the way. I’ll teach you how to market, sell & distribute your book to the widest possible audience with a pro-active marketing plan.

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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.

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