Rena specializes in web content that packs the most information in the space of one or two computer-screens. She also writes blog posts, journalistic pyramid-style short news posts, book reviews, artistic criticism, very short biorgraphies, how-to guides, op-ed pieces and short essays. She can write in third person but often is often asked to write in first person conversational. She is familiar with UK English as well as US English.
Subjects Rena prefers writing about include animals (wild and domestic); health (especially headaches and migraines); mental health; freelance writing; history; mythology; arts and literature; homelessness; science; tea; freethinking; politics; the arts and the occult.
Rena graduated with honors.
Rena majored in English and minored in Studio Arts at Millersville University. She graduated with honors.
Rena is a Pets Featured Contributor at Yahoo! Contributor Network and was a Pets writer for Bright Hub and Hub Pages. She was hired as a Pets blogger for the Webble You Network right before it went belly-up. One post on a one-horned deer found in Italy received a glowing comment from an employee at "Time." She had one essay published in "A Cup of Comfort for Horse Lovers."
See Bio/Pharm and add that Rena was a Mental Health writer for Bright Hub's Health Guide website. She was the blogger for "Depression Talk" for 451 Press. She currently writes a free Word Press blog called "Reasons Not to Commit Suicide." Her uncle, a decorated World War II veteran, committed suicide.
Spent 13 months as blogger for Where We Relax, a now-defunct stress management blog. Also was the blogger for 451 Press "Dealing with Headaches." Has written hundreds of articles or summaries or new releases related to the pharmacuetical industry, specific drugs, perscription drug abuse and health care reform.
Demand Media invited Rena to be one of their first writers for eHow Home & Garden, where she wrote about such diverse topics as parasite control, hummingbird feeders, Pergo flooring, fish ponds and home safety. She also has home and garden article published on Helium, Suite 101 and Yahoo! Voices.
Rena has written hundreds of articles, blog posts and Google News items on specific celebrities, authors, muscians, reality starts, athletes and politicians. Rena has also rewritten or spun breaking celebrity news articles on request. Pure Content asked Rena to write hundreds of mini-biographies of Australian celebrities.
Yahoo! Contributor Network, Helium, and Content Gurus all asked Rena to deliver how-to or "survival guides" for topics as diverse as job searching, writing interview thank you letters and how to gracefully leave a job. She has also written about her own experience of being homeless to running her own home business.
Rena has written hundreds of articles, blog posts, reviews and Google News items on specific artists, CDs, concerts, musical styes and genres. She can rewrite articles on request. Her favorite musician is Peter Gabriel but she also enjoys classical music, classic rock and world music.
In 2007 and 2008, Rena as a blogger for New Zealand-based environmental blog Celsias.com. She also wrote many web content pieces for Helium, Demand Media, Answerbag, Yahoo! Contributor Network, and Content Gurus. She prefers writing about animals, endangered species and how to lessen a pet's carbon "footprint." She is not afraid to tackle controversial issues.
Rena has written numerous national and international political pieces for Helium and Yahoo! News. She has also written op/ed pieces for these clients. She has also rewritten political stories on request.
Clients mainly ask Rena to write a succinct, conversational 100 - 1000 word content pieces on a wide variety of subjects. Rena will add a bibliography or source links on request. Rena can incorportate keywords or keyphrases in her articles and has experience in SEO friendly content writing.
Rena was a paid blogger for 5 blogs in her career, often responsible for at least 2 posts of 300 words per week. She wrote 3 blogs for 451 Press on depression, YouTube and headaches from 2007 to 2009. She wrote for the New Zealand-based environmentalist blog Celisa.com and also was the Philadelphia Tea Examiner for Examiner.com.
Rena wote three 50 page white papers on SEO for content broker Writers Wranglers. These white papers included bullet points, lists and definitions. The white papers were geared for busy small business e-business owners that want to more effectively communicate with their SEO consultants.