Rafter is a regular contributor to SecondAct.com, Entrepreneur‘s website for people over 40, and Crain’s Workforce Management, the award-winning human resources business magazine. She works as a freelance editor and project manager for online media companies such as Federated Media and BlogHer. Her work has appeared in Edmunds.com, Inc.com, Portfolio.com, CBSMoneyWatch.com, Reuters, the Los Angeles Times, Oregonian, Oregon Business, Industry Standard, Internet World, and other national business and consumer publications.
WordCount: Freelancing in the Digital Age covers the craft of writing, running a freelance business and the latest tech tools for writers. Since Rafter started WordCount in January 2008, the site has been named as a top 10 writing blog for 2009 by Writing White Papers, a top 40 freelance writing blog by oDesk, and a top 10 freelance blog by blogRank. WordCount joined the BlogHer Publishing Network in February 2010.
Rafter is a member of the Online News Association, American Society of Journalists and Authors, American Society of Business Publication Editors, Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and Journalism & Women Symposium. She lives with her husband, children and fox terrier, Riley, in Portland, Oregon.
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