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Ode to Cordite

January 25, 2018 by Jen Jandavs-Hedlin

As Word Alive Press moves and begins a new chapter in a new building, here is a brief reflection on our Cordite Road location... Click to continue reading


My Canada: Sanctuary

June 30, 2017 by Jen Jandavs-Hedlin

Like many Canadians, my ancestors left oppression when they embarked on their future in Canada. On my mother’s side, her family fled religious persecution; my father was a refugee... Click to continue reading


5 Traps to Avoid in Romance Writing

February 8, 2016 by Jen Jandavs-Hedlin

Valentines Day is just around the corner, and there is no more fitting a time of year to consider novels have an element of romance... Click to continue reading


The Christmas Tree

December 21, 2015 by Jen Jandavs-Hedlin


Songs are sung about it, children expectantly seek presents under it, and for the weeks leading up to Christmas, it is the focal point of holiday décor... Click to continue reading