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Karen Jordan


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Karen Jordan encourages others to tell the stories that matter most as an author, speaker, writing instructor, and blogger, focusing on topics about her faith, family, and writing. Karen and her husband, Dan, live in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, near their two children and seven grandchildren.

Karen blogs regularly at, The StoryWriting Studio (cofounder), the WordServe Water Cooler, and She has also contributed to numerous online and printed publications, including several book compilations. Her first book—Words That Change Everything (working title)—will be released by Leafwood Publishers next spring.

A circuit speaker for Stonecroft ministries, Karen also addresses other faith-based groups, teaches workshops for women’s conferences, and leads women’s retreats.

Karen holds an MA and BA in Professional and Technical Writing from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). A former adjunct writing instructor for UALR, she has also taught writing workshops at CLASS Christian Writers conferences, Little Rock American Christian Writers, Fiction Writers of Arkansas, Hot Springs Village Writers’ Club, UALR Little Rock Writing Project, as well as other writing groups, community organizations, and faith-based organizations.