Deirdre Saoirse Moen

Sounds Like Weird

Archive of year Posts

Bye 2014, Hello 2015!

31 December 2014

2014: My Favorite Book

31 December 2014

New T-Shirt: Hell, Yes, I'm a Feminist

30 December 2014

What to Do With a Rusty Dumpster

29 December 2014

Some Thoughts on Defamation

28 December 2014

An Awesome Resource for Free Website Backgrounds

27 December 2014

Ellora's Cave: Courtney Milan Pwns the Preposterous Peanut

26 December 2014

This Blog Gets Around

25 December 2014

Homejoy: Another Silicon Valley Tech Startup Cult

25 December 2014

Merry Christmas!

24 December 2014

2014: Year in Review

24 December 2014

Twenty Years Ago Today: Scientology vs. the Internet

23 December 2014

A Clean Desktop

22 December 2014

Ellora's Cave: Willing to Share Your Royalty Timeline?

21 December 2014

Ellora's Cave: That Old Printer Lawsuit

21 December 2014

Ellora's Cave: Super Wendy's Erotic Romance History

17 December 2014

Ellora's Cave: Trust and Confidence, WTF?

15 December 2014

Rule 34 Labs: Putting the Interesting in Internet

12 December 2014

Ellora's Cave: When Lightning Strikes

11 December 2014

Fundraiser for Former Ellora's Cave Editor Bree

08 December 2014

Book Landing Pages: Thursday Webinar

08 December 2014

James Blish: "Dianetics: A Door to the Future"

05 December 2014

The Twitter SJW Auto-Block List

03 December 2014

Out:think's Upcoming Free Course: Hacking Amazon

02 December 2014

Ellora's Cave: Some Google Trends

01 December 2014

My Favorite Indie Type Foundries

28 November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

26 November 2014

Make Your Own Story

24 November 2014

My Day in Federal Court

21 November 2014

Privacy Via Doxxing Defense

20 November 2014

Ellora's Cave Author Exodus Reminder

13 November 2014

Ellora's Cave: Tenses and Figures

12 November 2014

Doing the Next Thing

11 November 2014

100 Countries (and Territories)!

10 November 2014

Ellora's Cave: On Dear Author and CDA § 230

08 November 2014

Wow, Sixth Circuit Dissent

07 November 2014

Ellora's Cave: Jane Litte's Answer Filed with Court

06 November 2014

Ellora's Cave: Both Sides Denied Extensions

06 November 2014

Geek Humor

06 November 2014

Laura J. Mixon on Requires Hate

05 November 2014

Ellora's Cave: Reply on Opposition to Remand

02 November 2014

My New Greeting Card Line

31 October 2014

Happy Halloween! With Treats!

31 October 2014

Guinness World Record, and I Helped

30 October 2014

Upcoming Travel, Hotel Envy Edition

29 October 2014

My Twitter Halloween Outfit

28 October 2014

How to Unpublish a Book from iBooks

28 October 2014

Proving Substantial Truth

27 October 2014

Ellora's Cave: No COO? Selling Reverted Books? Lawsuit Update

27 October 2014

Sales Analysis

25 October 2014

Ellora's Cave: Distribution Issues

25 October 2014

Ellora's Cave Attempts to Remand to State Court

24 October 2014

Ellora's Cave: Dear Author's Answer and Counterclaim

23 October 2014

Ellora's Cave: Dear Author's Motion in Opposition

22 October 2014

Ellora's Cave / Dear Author Suit Removed to Federal Court

20 October 2014

How a Book Can Change Your Life

20 October 2014

Axl and Taylor: Ebola Quarantine Now Mandatory

19 October 2014

New Adult Romance: A Few Books

19 October 2014

Ebola: Miscellaneous Notes

18 October 2014

Post-Romanticon: Axl & Taylor's Self-Imposed Ebola Quarantine

16 October 2014

The Hip Continues

16 October 2014

I'm on Writing Excuses!

16 October 2014

More Thoughts on SFWA Bulletin 200 Cover Controversy

15 October 2014

Two Other Unusual Apple Medical Benefits

14 October 2014

Virtual Visit to Ellora's Cave Convention: Romanticon

13 October 2014

World Music Break: Tarkan

13 October 2014

Twitter Hashtag for Promoting Non-EC Books by EC Authors #nonECbook

10 October 2014

Ellora's Cave: and then Things Took a WTF Turn

08 October 2014

Post-ER Trip Hip Update

07 October 2014

Book Reversion Game Theory & Consent

05 October 2014

Hip Update: Trip to the ER

05 October 2014

How I Became a Romance Reader

04 October 2014

The Internet Wants Its Popcorn, Ellora's Cave

03 October 2014

On Ellora's Cave's Request to Out Anonymous Commenters

02 October 2014

The Indie Secrets Workshop

01 October 2014

Morning Has Broken, and It's a New Day

30 September 2014

Had an Injury, Going to the Doc

29 September 2014

Vatican Flag on the Moon

29 September 2014

Eugie Foster, RIP

27 September 2014

Ellora's Cave Author Exodus Support Thread

27 September 2014

Ellora's Cave Sues Dear Author

26 September 2014

Deirdre's Wheat Belly Rant

26 September 2014

Cat Grant Gives Away Her Unreverted Ellora's Cave Titles

24 September 2014

Luggage, Again

20 September 2014

The Continuing Luggage Saga….

16 September 2014

Mark Greyland Needs Your Help

15 September 2014

Forget Curious, This Is Downright Bizarre

15 September 2014

Travel Mishaps: Lost Luggage

14 September 2014

Travel Misadventures

07 September 2014

Using Negativity Wisely

06 September 2014

What's Wrong With Jokingly Asking for the Scoop?

04 September 2014

Another PSA About Nude Photos

02 September 2014

Women and Performance Reviews

01 September 2014

Hilarity from the Spam Queue

30 August 2014

A Time Zone Experiment

29 August 2014

Irish Literature

26 August 2014

Throwing Down My Teeny Weeny Gauntlet

23 August 2014

How to Get to Helsinki from Pitcairn

23 August 2014

Building a Brand: Object Lessons

22 August 2014

Delia Derbyshire, Overlooked Musician and Composer

21 August 2014

Optical Illusion Problems and Font Design Solutions

20 August 2014

Hotel Convention Bookings: A Cautionary Tale

19 August 2014

Reading Audiobooks

18 August 2014

Hugo Awards, 2014 Edition

17 August 2014

Falling Back in Love With One's Own Book

15 August 2014

Worldcon: Day 1

14 August 2014

Problematic Topics and Catharsis

13 August 2014

Coping With Depression

11 August 2014

All the Important Stuff

11 August 2014

Amazon, Invoking WW2 and Getting it Wrong

08 August 2014

Branding Done Right

07 August 2014

Bad Book Covers: Comic Exaggeration

06 August 2014

RAINN Donations for MZB's The Mists of Avalon

04 August 2014

Overwerked

02 August 2014

Change the World, Have a Good Time

01 August 2014

A Much-Delayed Review

31 July 2014

Another Piece of Walter Breen History

25 July 2014

Mockup: 307 Ale Bottles

25 July 2014

Indie Book Launch Secrets Workshop

25 July 2014

Rejecting Bad Writing Advice

24 July 2014

Making Your Favorite T-Shirts Last Longer

23 July 2014

Respecting Other Peoples' Processes

22 July 2014

In Light of the Recent Wiscon Meltdown…

21 July 2014

Model View Culture / Bigger Issues

17 July 2014

World Domination Summit 2014: a Quick Recap

15 July 2014

Greenland, I Love You, Let's Talk

14 July 2014

Mark Greyland Speaks Out

13 July 2014

The Great Namaste

11 July 2014

The Samuel Delany / NAMBLA Conversation

11 July 2014

False Assumptions About Names

10 July 2014

Birthday Reflections: Favorites from the Last Year

09 July 2014

"The Duchess's Dress" Is Now Live

09 July 2014

Coming Soon: An Older Story, "The Duchess's Dress"

07 July 2014

The Sum Total

05 July 2014

This Map Is Humbling

04 July 2014

[Society6] Bora Bora Overwater Bungalow

04 July 2014

Me at 13 Years Old

03 July 2014

Thought for the Day: Human Rights vs. Politics

03 July 2014

What Blog Statistics Look Like Here

02 July 2014

Marion Zimmer Bradley: Artist vs. Art

02 July 2014

[Westercon] Tag Team Jeopardy & Avenue of Awesomeness

30 June 2014

[Redbubble] You Know What to Do

30 June 2014

[Society6] Hawaiian Orchid

28 June 2014

Apple Discontinuing Aperture

27 June 2014

The Guardian Runs Piece on Marion Zimmer Bradley

26 June 2014

Font Monsters: Squee with Me

25 June 2014

Some Thoughts on the Missing Stair Analogy

24 June 2014

[Design] Doing the Right Thing

24 June 2014

Lemurs and Penguins

23 June 2014

Ann Leckie on Swearing

20 June 2014

Origin of US Child Abuse Laws

19 June 2014

Hachette. Amazon. Hugo Nominations.

18 June 2014

Too Many Things, Must Bail on Some

18 June 2014

Robert Heinlein on the Breendoggle

18 June 2014

When Jon Atack Wrote an Anti-Scientology Book

17 June 2014

New Design: Your Book Needs You to Finish It

16 June 2014

Breendoggle Documentation Now On a Wiki

15 June 2014

My Bag of Fuckall: Now for Real

13 June 2014

The Importance of Books and the MZB Timeline

12 June 2014

Because Kitten

12 June 2014

Marion Zimmer Bradley: It's Worse Than I Knew

10 June 2014

Tor.com Pulls MZB Tribute

08 June 2014

Using Contests for E-Book Covers

06 June 2014

My Bag of Fuckall

05 June 2014

The Rage Inducing Problems of Not Requiring Double Opt-In

04 June 2014

Marion Zimmer Bradley Gave Us New Perspectives, All Right

03 June 2014

My First Science Fiction Convention

03 June 2014

Welsh Countryside

02 June 2014

Jay Lake, RIP, and a Few Memories

01 June 2014

A Privilege You (Probably) Hadn't Considered

30 May 2014

Typecon, a Typography Conference

30 May 2014

I'm Transferring fuzzyorange.com

28 May 2014

Support Zoë Keating & Family

28 May 2014

Vacation vs. Real Experience and Answers vs. Questions

28 May 2014

My #YesAllWomen Tweets

28 May 2014

Book Mockups

27 May 2014

Crow Baby

26 May 2014

I Think My Guardian Angel Is on an Acid Trip

23 May 2014

Creating a Media Kit for Yourself

21 May 2014

Cutoff Culture, Again

19 May 2014

Equal Marriage: Are We Really Halfway There?

19 May 2014

How Not to Run a Book Signing

19 May 2014

Ten-Year Time Lapse of Building the 9/11 Memorial

17 May 2014

Myofascial Pain: What Trigger Points Are Like

15 May 2014

Why I Love Frequent Flyer Miles

14 May 2014

Exes and Cutoff Culture

14 May 2014

The Seventies: Getting into Programming

14 May 2014

Ahh, Hugo Voting Packet Politics

13 May 2014

Breaking: Fibromyalgia & Gluten Sensitivity

12 May 2014

Vernacular & Literary Tricks

12 May 2014

Those Clubhouse Doors Are Tricksy Sticky

12 May 2014

Conserving My Time and Energy

11 May 2014

The Frustrations of Being Celiac

10 May 2014

D. S. Moen vs. Deirdre Saoirse Moen

09 May 2014

Don't Sell Your Books Through Blurb

09 May 2014

Car Crusher Grunge

08 May 2014

I'm a Rebel (and What That Means)

07 May 2014

Fuck Cancer: New Art, New Shirts & Prints

06 May 2014

Manuscript Wish List & Ten Queries

05 May 2014

An Apology to Cheerleaders

05 May 2014

Scalzi "Tool of the Matriarchy" T-Shirts and Stuff

04 May 2014

Coming Monday: "Tool of the Matriarchy" T-Shirts

02 May 2014

Deviant Art's Dark Patterns: Ripping Off Indie Artists

02 May 2014

Programming Sucks & Why I Quit

01 May 2014

What Passes for Excitement Around Here

01 May 2014

Scalzi "Traitor to the Mens" T-Shirt & Prints

30 April 2014

Music that Captures Travel Moments

29 April 2014

A Plea from a Programming Head

28 April 2014

Trip: Coda, Good News

27 April 2014

Trip, Day 9: Snow, Torrential Rain, Hail, and a Wild Turkey

25 April 2014

Trip, Day 8: A Pretty Nice Day

25 April 2014

Trip, Day 7: A Thousand Gnats

23 April 2014

Recent Word Counts

22 April 2014

Trip, Days 3-6: Heartbreak, RCMP, and Hazmat

22 April 2014

Trip, Day 2: Eugene to Courtenay, BC

21 April 2014

Kate Bornstein Needs Your Help

20 April 2014

It's Hugo Nomination Reaction Day

19 April 2014

Writing and the Critical Path

19 April 2014

Trip, Day 1: To Eugene

17 April 2014

O, Canada

16 April 2014

For Authors Who Do/Want to Do Direct Digital Sales

16 April 2014

Myofascial Pain, Fibromyalgia, and Arthritis

12 April 2014

Heartbleed: Why SSL Certs Have To Be Reissued…and Salts

11 April 2014

Why IRC Still Rocks After All These Years

10 April 2014

Travel Channel Scientology Video

08 April 2014

Box.com: Using My Powers for Good

07 April 2014

Pain Management FTW

06 April 2014

Fun Thing I'm Waiting For

04 April 2014

Another Ex-Scientologist Speaks Out

04 April 2014

Scientology: Marriage Hats

31 March 2014

The Hilarity of Actors at Cons

30 March 2014

A Vote for OVERWERK

28 March 2014

More Author Earning Data: Making a Living or No?

28 March 2014

Expressiveness and Disbelief

26 March 2014

The NYT Bestsellers by Genre

26 March 2014

Smashwords Self-Publishing Bestseller Genres

25 March 2014

Not Losing Planes: Lessons From MH370

25 March 2014

The Amount of Time it Takes

25 March 2014

Jackie Barbosa's Son

24 March 2014

Two More Scrivener Tip Posts

23 March 2014

Long Overdue Author Platform Rant

23 March 2014

NTSB Fatality Family + MH370 = Stress

22 March 2014

Serious Indiegogo Question

21 March 2014

Ten of My Favorite YouTube Videos (Including Sheep Playing Pong)

21 March 2014

On Reviews and Critiques

20 March 2014

Apple Mail Tip: Unread Emails

18 March 2014

Interesting WordPress Spam-by-Proxy Today

18 March 2014

Why I Helped the First Time

16 March 2014

More Thoughts on Malaysian MH 370

15 March 2014

Vera Nazarian / Norilana Books Bankruptcy Challenge

15 March 2014

Norilana Books Again

14 March 2014

Joining the Cult of Scrivener

14 March 2014

Business Card Backs

14 March 2014

A Wonderful Post About Chronic Illness

14 March 2014

My Crackpot Theory About Malaysian Flight MH 370

13 March 2014

Bare-Faced Messiah Back in Print

13 March 2014

Sell to Where the Reader Reads (and Shops)

12 March 2014

Baen, Heinlein, and Me

11 March 2014

Apple's Treatment of Mobility-Impaired Employees

10 March 2014

One of My Pet Peeves

09 March 2014

Two Volcano Pics

07 March 2014

Speaking at FogCon

06 March 2014

An Open Letter to Neil Gaiman

06 March 2014

Two Takes on Writing for a Living

03 March 2014

Fun Data from the Author Earnings Spreadsheet

02 March 2014

The Sort Implementation Interview Question

02 March 2014

Two Alhambra Photos

01 March 2014

You Didn't Fail

27 February 2014

Random Photoshop Things I've Learned Recently

25 February 2014

The Weekest Link

25 February 2014

New Pic

24 February 2014

That Odd Moment

24 February 2014

Four Hugo Awards Recommendations

23 February 2014

Society6 Art: Iceplant

22 February 2014

2013 Reading Summary

22 February 2014

Here, Have Some Lava

21 February 2014

Pinboard WordPress Theme Icons for Instagram & IMDb

21 February 2014

Fascinating Atlantic Article on Fraternities

21 February 2014

Fodera Apologizes

20 February 2014

Oh Colleagues, My Colleagues

19 February 2014

The Weekest Link

17 February 2014

New iTunes Connect Sales Charts

17 February 2014

Premature Optimization

17 February 2014

My Unusual High School

16 February 2014

Two Corrections for the E-Book Royalty Calcumatic

15 February 2014

Washing Hands in Hot Water Doesn't Help

15 February 2014

Author Earnings Survey: Initial Glance

13 February 2014

Pronouns, Use Of

13 February 2014

The Reality of Romance Covers

11 February 2014

The Olympics

10 February 2014

Word for the Day: Wanksplaining

10 February 2014

Seth's Great Circle Mapper WP Plugin

09 February 2014

The Mongoose Joke

09 February 2014

The Most Bullshit-Sounding-But-True Facts

07 February 2014

A Movie I've Been Waiting For

07 February 2014

Sochi: A Visit

06 February 2014

Asking for What You Want: My Letter to Steve Jobs

05 February 2014

Showing a Bit Too Much Process

05 February 2014

Village Voice on Writers of the Future

03 February 2014

How In-App Purchases Have Destroyed the Gaming Industry

02 February 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

02 February 2014

2-1/2 Years of E-Book Sales Data

01 February 2014

Fun with Paper

31 January 2014

Writing Quality: Where I Aim

30 January 2014

A Few Book Covers

28 January 2014

Some Traffic Analysis Around the House

28 January 2014

Self-Publishing and Quality

27 January 2014

Travel Annoyances

26 January 2014

Bora Bora: One Last Look

25 January 2014

Deep Pacific: Easter Island Trailer

24 January 2014

Strange Times

24 January 2014

How I Came to Be a Mac Person

24 January 2014

Kameron Hurley on Persistence and Being a Writer

23 January 2014

Bora Bora

22 January 2014

On Quark XPress's Demise

21 January 2014

Mou'a Roa (aka Bali Hai), Mo'orea

19 January 2014

Pitcairn Island

16 January 2014

Rapa Nui at Dawn

14 January 2014

Easter Island Pic

13 January 2014

Cool Writing Tool

11 January 2014

Random Linguistic Notes

10 January 2014

My Problematic Relationship with Spanish

06 January 2014

Lizard Update

04 January 2014

Cue Globetrekker Theme Song

04 January 2014

Going on a Twitter Diet

03 January 2014

Just So You Think It's Not All Glory

02 January 2014

Pen Posse: Join Us!

02 January 2014