How Much Does Lyme Disease Suck, Exactly?

The short answer: a lot. You might call it Revenge of the Deer. Last November, while I was out hunting with my friend Tony, I was bitten by a tick. I didn’t realize it for a few days. In fact, I never saw the tick at all. I was out running a couple days later...

The Best WordPress Plugins “since the dawn of time”

Well, okay. That’s a lofty claim. The author himself says: I know what you’re thinking. You’ve already seen 15 best WordPress plugins posts this month and you can’t possibly read another one. Trust me, I feel your pain. It seems like every popular website has...

Making WordPress Menus Accessible

I’ve been interested in the concept of universal access in web design for some time, since much of the work I’ve done in education has involved teaching adults with learning challenges. (Actually, the more I teach, the more it seems that people with...

WordPress and Me

I don’t know what people imagine the life of a modern novelist to be like, but the fact is, I’ve got my fingers in a lot of different pies besides writing. Once, I thought that being a professional writer meant never having to do anything other than write....