Resume

specializations

  • Social media and web content producer 2012 – Present
  • Library, literacy, and educational issues 2009 – Present
  • Movie, book, and music reviewer 2005 – Present
  • Pop culture 2005 – Present
  • Mental Health 2000 — Present
  • Technology 1999 — Present
  • Creative non-fiction 1996 — Present

education

technology skills profile

    • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr
    • CMS Software: WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr
    • Content Creator: SEO, content writing, blogging, social media management, documentation, project management, tailored research, editing

sample clips

books

creative non-fiction

  • An Unreliable Narrator
    • An online journal of everything from writing to mental health, librarianship, music, movies, images, and anything else I can think of to write about. From 2012 – present.
  • Ephemera
    • Pieces that were written in prose format, between 1995 – present, but not actual blog pieces.
  • F.U.C.K.
    • Fucked Up College Kids a ‘zine I wrote for from 1997 – 2000. It was published from 1993 – 2000.
  • The Lisa Chronicles
    • The complete archive of the various incarnations of my blog, from 1996 – 2012.
  • Tripping On Stars
    • A project that lasted for the summer of 1999, it was a collection of 500 word flash snippets consisting of, “nonsequiturs that make no sense yet are intertwined with the way we live. i think that we don’t pay attention to the little details in our lives.”

work history

  • Freelance Writer (2014 – present)
  • Librarian, Tech/Content Writer (Grand Rapids Community College, 2011 – 2014)
  • Content Writer (Archive Media Partners, 2009 – 2012)
  • Tech Writer (WorldCom, 1999 – 2002)
  • Editor (Grand Rapids Community College Collegiate, 1994 – 1996)

blogging

excessively diverting     2017 — Present
https://excessivelydiverting.net
Writer, Publisher, and Content Management

  • Topics include Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters, and anything related to, about, or by them
  • Provide content strategy and direction of the blog
  • Utilizes SEO, social media, and editorial calendars
  • Blog is updated 3-5x a week
  • Average post length is 150 – 400 words

exit, pursued by a bear      2012 – 2017
https://exitpursuedbyabear.net
Writer, Publisher, and Content Management

  • Tackled diverse topics from comics to feminism to mental health and everything in between
  • Gets about 5,000 page views a month
  • Average post length was 750-1000 words.

so glad is my heart      2015
http://sogladismyheart.wordpress.com
Writer, Editor, Publisher, and Content Management

  • Pop up ‘zine for the month of February 2015
  • Dedicated to flash writing

the lisa chronicles     1996 – 2012
https://exitpursuedbyabear.net/projects/the-lisa-chronicles/
Writer, Publisher, and Content Management

  • Tackled diverse topics from comics to feminism to mental health
  • Gets about 5,000 page views a month
  • Average post length was 750-1000 words.

grand rapids community college library      2011 – 2014
https://grcclibrary.wordpress.com/?s=lisa+rabey
Writer, Editor, and Content Management

  • Discussed topics such as events in the library, library profession, on campus, and around the city
  • Managed several writers who contributed to the blog
  • Edited content, built up related branding, used social media to enhance conversation
  • Designed and executed planning strategy and workflow for posting and updating content to the blog and other social networking
  • Average post length was 250 – 500 words

archive media partners     2009 – 2011
http://archivemediapartners.com/AMPed/author/lisa
Writer, Editor, and Content Management

  • Designed and executed planning strategy and workflow for posting and updating content to the blog and other social networking
  • Discussed topics such as events in the library, library profession, archives, digital management, and copyright,
  • Managed several writers who contributed to the blog
  • Edited content, built up related branding, used social media to enhance conversation
  • Average post length is 250 – 500 words
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