Umbrella and empty wheelchair overlook the ocean on a cloudy day.
Accessibility, Writers/Editors

Universal Design II

Many web content management systems make it easy to create a site with high contrast options and alternative text where it needs to be (so long as you populate this). They can be designed to open hyperlinks in new windows. Unfortunately many people don't realize that their downloadable attachments aren't automatically accessible. PDFs, text documents,… Continue reading Universal Design II

Freelancer, Writers/Editors

Why I Charge Hourly Rates

I'm occasionally asked why I charge hourly for most jobs. Some clients would very much prefer a flat fee or to pay by the word, both of which are common payment models for writers and editors. The short explanation is that each project is unique and requires its own special touch. At the end of the day, an hourly charge ensures I get paid fairly for the work I've done to provide what the client has requested.