Winners CYA Conference 2021

Winners CYA Conference 2021

Winners CYA Conference 2021: I reveal my exciting news, celebrating the ultimate event in my Writer’s year!

The CYA All Stars Conference broadcasts via zoom from Brisbane, Australia celebrating its 16th birthday. An action-packed creative retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

From 2nd to 25th July, I share this amazing month with my writing […]

Winners Drought Rescue

Winners Drought Rescue karentyrrell.com/blog/

Winners Drought Rescue announced below!

Song Bird Drought Rescue WON an Arts Queensland grant to research in Winton, Queensland.

Karen Tyrrell and guest author Steve Tyrrell wrote Song Bird Drought Rescue.

NOW, Song Bird Drought Rescue is available across the globe via Amazon, online and in bookshops.

Bookshops include Riverbend Books, Scrumptious […]

Arts Queensland Funds Song Bird Drought Rescue

arts QLD Grant dfunds Song Bird Drought Rescue

Arts Queensland grant kick-started Karen Tyrrell (me) and Steve to complete the 1st draft of Song Bird 5, to empower kids to become eco-warriors.

START grant funding from Arts Queensland and BEMAC facilitated our 5th and final book in this eco series.

What’s Song Bird 5 about?

Karen and Steve Tyrrell Karen write passionately […]

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

Recently, I won a BEMAC (Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre) grant to create a YouTube pantomime.

It’s based on my picture book, READY SET DISCOVER LOGAN, using costumes, props, puppets, special effects and FUN!

 

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

WHO: Karen Tyrrell & Steve Tyrrell won a […]

Karen Tyrrells ISO Book Show

Karen Tyrrells ISO Book Show

I launched Karen Tyrrells ISO Book Show, a child-friendly and entertaining YouTube channel for kids.

I’ve never had so much fun dressing-up, creating props and hamming it up. My inner Year 2 teacher is taking complete control.

What is the Karen Tyrrell Self-Isolation Book Show?

I present children’s books […]

Resilience for Writers 2020

Resilience for Writers 2020

With each news update on the corona virus, I go into a state of shock.

Will I be able to cope?

I brand myself as a resilience author (Karen Tyrrell) – a survivor of school workplace bullying and mental health issues.

Now is the time for me to spend extra-time […]

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

I encountered endangered turtles at Mon Repos, Bundaberg. For me, Karen Tyrrell, author of children’s eco book Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue, it was a dream come true.

Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue is my children’s STEM-enviro novel featuring science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It encourages children […]

Grants for Writers Masterclass Online

Grants For Writers Masterclass Online

Winner of 6 grants, author Karen Tyrrell shares her secrets to Grant Writing for Australian writers and authors.

Come to my Grants For Writers Masterclass and learn how to write and win a grant.

What are Karen Tyrrell’s Qualifications?

I’m an award-winning author, teacher, key-note speaker and presenter, […]

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

With our Great Barrier Reef, forests and waterways ravaged by climate change and pollution, kids need hope for the future.

How can children save our planet? … Without terrifying them?

Kids need eco-education and scientific knowledge to inspire and empower themselves to take positive action and become eco-superheroes. One […]

Romancing the Stars Kidlit News

Romancing the Stars Kidlit News

OMG! Soon I will be a *STAR! Come ‘romance’ me at Romancing the Stars on 11 March, 2020.

PLUS I’m thrilled to announce exciting kidlit news, events and opportunities … which I’m part of.

Blog Co-ordinator for Book Links and Write Links.

In 2020, I will be the Blog […]