Thank You, Arkansas Women Bloggers!

April Blogger of the Month

A big THANK YOU to the Arkansas Women Bloggers for featuring me as their April Blogger of the Month.

The Women Bloggers LLC community members (in eight states!) are natural megaphones and amplifiers, and their talent in curating and sharing content combined with life experiences and strong opinions as parents and consumers makes us the most unique talent agency our partners will encounter.

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I will be teaching a workshop on “Writing for the Web” on Sunday morning, Aug. 30, 11-11:45 a.m., at the FIFTH Annual Conference (#AWBU 2015) to be held the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs, Arkansas, August 28-30.


Date: August 30, 2015—August 30, 2015
Time: 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Event: #AWBU 2015: Arkansas Women Bloggers Conference
Topic: Writing for the Web
Sponsor: Arkansas Women Bloggers
Venue: The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa
Location: 239 Central Avenue
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71909
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.
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Arkansas Women Bloggers Invade Rogers, Arkansas

Interested in connecting with other women bloggers in Arkansas this coming weekend?


Arkansas Women Bloggers will hold their Fourth Annual Conference, #AWBU 2014, at the Embassy Suites NWA  in Rogers, Arkansas, this weekend, September 5–7, 2014.

Why am I SO excited? I think #AWBU might be one of the best-kept secrets in Arkansas. So, I highly recommend #AWBU 2014!

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Karen Jordan, speaker and author of Words That Change Everything, believes in the power of story. As an author, speaker, blogger, and writing instructor, she loves to encourage others to tell the stories that matter most and find biblical answers to their everyday stresses and concerns, addressing topics about her faith, family, and writing.

Author. Karen’s first book, Words That Change Everything: Speaking Truth to Your Soul, Leafwood Publishing, was released in 2016, along with her eBook, RESTNotes: Fifteen-Day Devotional Guide to Words That Change Everything.

Blogger. A blogger since 2008, Karen contributes regularly to her personal blog (, the StoryWriting Studio, and the WordServe Water Cooler. She has also provided articles for numerous book compilations and contributed to several online and printed publications.

Writing Instructor. As a writing coach and former adjunct writing instructor at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock (UALR), Karen holds an MA in Professional and Technical Writing from UALR. She also studied in Religious Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. Karen has led writing workshops at CLASS Christian Writers Conference, Arkansas Writers Conference, Little Rock American Christian Writers conference, Hot Springs Village (HSV) Writers’ Club, HSV Computer Club, Arkansas Fiction Writers, and other writing groups, community clubs, and faith-based organizations.

Speaker. A circuit speaker for Stonecroft Ministries and a graduate of CLASSeminars, Karen has also served as a keynote speaker for faith-based groups, taught workshops for women’s conferences, and led women’s retreats. Also, Karen and two authors friends, Anita Agers-Brooks and Kathryn Graves, have teamed up to create their Untangled Women’s Conferences: Detoxing Your Mind, Body, and Spirit to Release All You Were Meant to Be. Karen also enjoys leading a Tuesday morning Bible study for women at her home church, Crossgate Church in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Connections. Karen other connections include: Advanced Writers Speakers Association (AWSA), Arkansas Women Bloggers, Hot Springs Village Writers Club, Arkansas Writers Conference, Little Rock American Christian Writers,, Christian Writers Guild, CLASSeminars, Little Rock Writing Project, National Writing Project, and Stonecroft Morning Connection of Hot Springs Village.

Family. Karen and her husband, Dan, live in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. Their enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren: son, Adam; daughter-in-law, Jenni; daughter, Tara; son-in-law, Jonathan; and grandchildren, Miles, Aidan, Ethan, Zach, Jill, Julia, and Ben.