Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

:: When you make your talk accessible, disabled people will know that this talk is one that anticipated their presence, that wanted their presence. Header Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a one-by-eight yellow lego piece held by a thumb and forefinger. The background...
This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

:: My argument is essentially this: accommodation is not accessibility, and it is not nearly as good. Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a large brown moth on a large green leaf. The moth’s wing has seven large dots on it that look like eyes. This moth, like many...
Accessibility v. Accommodation (part 1)

Accessibility v. Accommodation (part 1)

:: If a space is accessible, that space is always, 100% of the time, welcoming to people with disabilities. People with disabilities do not have to ask for anything. They do not have to prove they have disabilities.  Header Image Alt-Text: This image is a comment...
Book Review: Synthetic Illusions by Mary Fan

Book Review: Synthetic Illusions by Mary Fan

:: Mary Fan has built a gorgeous, elaborate universe. Author: Mary Fan, @astralcolt Publisher: Red Adept Publishing, 2014 Purchase Book: 5.99 ebook | 15.02 Paper Note: I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review. Note #2: This is a review of Book 2 in the...
What is HAPPENING around here?

What is HAPPENING around here?

You might have noticed some changes to the website. I’m really happy with some of them, so I thought I’d highlight them in a post. (1) Total new look. New header image! (The site now possesses a header image.) New colors. (The site now possess colors.) New...
A boost for writing friends out there…

A boost for writing friends out there…

:: But also, no book is perfect. Seriously. Not even The Westing Game. On keeping writing I’m writing a first-ish draft of my next novel right now. I’m about half-way through. And in order to keep going, I have to keep pushing aside all of the thoughts...
Poem: Leolyn’s Diary

Poem: Leolyn’s Diary

:: I always wanted to live hard, and that I have done so my grey hairs will attest. Leolyn’s Diary – Words after the diary of Leolyn Spelman, Johns Hopkins University Library. San Gimignano.  Found it enchanting. The war has been hard on it: lonely and...