Lisa H
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Joined 4/10/2015
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Lisa has a bachelor's degree in English, a minor in journalism, and an MFA in Creative Writing with a nonfiction specialization. She has more than 20 years of experience in the writing field, in public relations, wholesale and retail marketing, web content production, product description, technical writing, training and education, news reporting, grant writing, and other related fields.

For more than a decade, Lisa produced and published Two-Lane Livin' Magazine, which circulated in 10 counties of central West Virginia. She also designed, created, and produced the first color packaging in the magic wholesale business for Fun Inc. in Chicago, and has served as a public library director, a college professor, and a writing coach.

Lisa plans and implements Appalachian crafting and writing events and workshops, private tutors online, publishes books, offers specialty prints, and enjoys paint-by-numbers.
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Specialties

Lisa has experience writing product descriptions, instructions, press releases, articles, resume's, obituaries - as well as web, print and newsletter copy. She was an award-winning news reporter for four years, and has been writing a regular column on rural living for more than a decade.

Interests

Lisa is an organic gardener, with interests in the environment, nutrition, agriculture, farming. She enjoys the benefits of simple, self-reliant living and practices yoga and meditation. She has interests in community and rural development, politics, marketing, technology, upcycling, remodeling, herbs, holistic medicine, natural treatments and more.

Education

Washington State Community College

While working on her Associate's Degree, Lisa took classes in advertising, English, Creative Writing, Stress Management as well as basic core classes in history, algebra, media and communications.

Glenville State College

As a student at Glenville State College, Lisa served as the managing editor for the college newspaper and the college yearbook. She maintained a 3.75 GPA and was voted Outstanding Young Woman on Campus her senior year.

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Lisa is currently working on her Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction. She expects to receive her degree in 2016.

Business

100 Projects Completed

Lisa has owned and operated her own business for 14 years. In addition, she served 7 years as Director of a public library, managing accounts receivable and payable, processing payroll, ordering and invoicing, writing press releases and website copy and more.

Training

75 Projects Completed

Lisa has been a college professor, library director, writing coach, online tutor. Her skills and experience teaching and training others come from her passion for educating others.

Garden

50 Projects Completed

Lisa has been writing a regular column on gardening and rural life for more than 10 years. An advocate of the local food movement, she has worked as a Farm to School coordinator and is a regular vendor and shopper at the local farmer's markets in her region. She and her husband have an organic farm where they raise vegetables, herbs, chickens, mushrooms, and ginger root. In addition, they forage the forest around them for morel mushrooms, ramps, blood root, and other valuable herbs and plants.

Lifestyle

50 Projects Completed

For 10 years, Lisa published a rural lifestyle magazine in central Appalachia. Her regular column in the magazine was one of the most popular.

Spirituality

30 Projects Completed

Raised in an Evangelistic Christian home, Lisa has been studying different spiritual faiths and practices for more than a decade. She specifically enjoys finding the common thread and similarities among different faiths and religions of the world. She is familiar with The Bible, Wicca, herbs, crystals, spells, Runes, Tarot, the Elements, the Angels and more. She practices yoga and meditation on a regular basis. She currently writes a quarterly column on spiritual exploration.

Education

25 Projects Completed

Lisa has worked as a college professor, online tutor, adult educator, and writing coach. In addition, she spent seven years as a public librarian.

Non Profit

14 Projects Completed

For seven years, Lisa served as the Director of a small public library, managing the budget, writing grants, planning fundraisers, and more. Her experience in a publicly-funded position also helped her understand open meeting laws, Robert's Rules of Order, and the proper management of paperwork.

CBD Products

11 Projects Completed

Lisa has researched CBD products and implemented them into her own health regimine. She has written website copy for CBD, hemp, and seed source websites, and is familiar with the benefits of using CBD products.

Health Supplements

11 Projects Completed

For ten years, Lisa produced her own print publication that presented the concepts of healthy, rural, green, sustainable living. She has had an interest in holistic medicine for more than 25 years, and has researched the benefits online and her own growing holistic library.

Publishing

8 Projects Completed

Lisa owns her own publishing company, producing books for authors, working as a writing coach, as an editor, and as a publisher. She can produce print and online books, specialty publications, calendars, websites, and enjoys projects that make use of her vintage typewriters.

Self Help

5 Projects Completed

Lisa has published 3 books for the self-help industry and works with other writers and creatives to empower their best ideas and projects.

Agriculture

3 Projects Completed

As an AmeriCorps volunteer, she helped develop a program that connected local school cafeterias to locally-produced fruits, vegetables, and locally-raised foods.

Press Release

500 Projects Completed

As a newspaper reporter, copywriter, business owner, librarian, and marketing director, Lisa has penned countless press releases to announce new products and services; recognize employees, anniversaries, and achievements; present announcements, updates, and professional milestones.

Blog Post

300 Projects Completed

Lisa has been a blogger for 25 years, and a guest blogger for 10. She can easily create a blog post to discuss and event, trend, product, sentiment, or theme.

Article

200 Projects Completed

Lisa has spent 20 years in the writing/marketing/news/media industry. She worked for a wholesale company, a college public relations department, for a desktop publisher, and a newspaper. She has been publishing her own grassroots lifestyle magazine for eight years, featuring pieces of her own and of regional volunteer columnists. She has written hundreds of articles, press releases, product descriptions, and more. She is an avid researcher and a speed reader with the ability to create documented footnotes and bibliographies.

Newsletter Content

200 Projects Completed

Lisa has been writing columns and articles for monthly and weekly publications for two decades. She has written white papers for businesses and products, booklets for training and education, news articles, columns, blog posts, and stories. Lisa has been writing a column for a rural audience for the last eight years, reaching an average of 45,000 readers monthly. She wrote a weekly column for four years without missing a deadline, and currently writes a spiritual column for a quarterly e-zine. Lisa has the ability to create researched educational pieces on assigned subjects, or reflective pieces related to a theme.

Resume

74 Projects Completed

For many years, either as a librarian or as a college professor and writing coach, Lisa has helped people at all stages of their careers build and develop professional resumes that build self-esteem; best present their skills, education and experience; and help prepare the applicant for upcoming interviews. In addition, she can locate the average salary for the open position, and highlight the skills you have to give you a step up on the competition.

Brochure

50 Projects Completed

Lisa has developed many brochures during her professional career, for retail, wholesale, education, and service-oriented businesses.

Email Copy

40 Projects Completed

During her 25 years as a professional copywriter, Lisa produced content for several print and email promotional projects.

Direct Mail

40 Projects Completed

During her 25 years as a professional copywriter, Lisa produced content for several print and email promotional projects.

Presentation

38 Projects Completed

For eight years, Lisa taught Public Speaking and Presentation at a West Virginia state college. She can develop a presentation for informing, influencing, and/or entertaining an audience, using structure, infographics, and visual aids to develop a polished presentation for online or in-person delivery.

Speech

37 Projects Completed

In addition to writing her own speeches and presentations for library conferences, public appearances, and workshops, Lisa has spent six years teaching Public Speaking at a state college. She can write speeches to inform, persuade, and/or entertain. She can present information with a structure that helps audiences connect to, and remember your words and presentation.

White Paper

37 Projects Completed

In addition to her own academic papers, Lisa can combine her research, teaching, and writing skills to present concepts, theories, research findings and more to best induce understanding. She has the ability to write using a structure and syntax to help the human mind understand and remember the information presented. She also has excellent research skills.

Bio/Profile

26 Projects Completed

During her time as a copywriter in a public relations office, Lisa interviewed and created multiple personal profiles of students, professors, staff, and alumni for the nollege magazine, newsletters, and for press releases.

FAQ

17 Projects Completed

During her 25 years as a professional copywriter, Lisa produced content for several print and email promotional projects.

Grant

15 Projects Completed

As a former librarian, Lisa was responsible for writing grants and submitting final grant reports annually.

Book

11 Projects Completed

Lisa has published her own books and has published the works of other authors as well. She has worked as a writing coach, magazine editor and publisher, and is familiar with the best online outlets, traditional publishing, and print on demand publishing.

eBook

9 Projects Completed

Lisa has produced and published several ebooks in several formats. She has the ability to present information so that it is easily understood.

Product Description

5 Projects Completed

Lisa spent three years creating the first full photo/description catalog for the wholesale magic industry in the late 90's, two years marketing state college offerings, and six years as a librarian recommending books to the public. She has produced copy for German seed company websites for American presentation and use. Her product descriptions are accurate, authentic, and appealing.

Catalog

5 Projects Completed

Lisa created the first photo + description catalog for the wholesale magic industry in 1996, featuring more than 3,000 items and products.

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