Why, yes, the new book does have a soundtrack, too-

It’s not done yet, the soundtrack, and neither is Love in the Time of the Improvised Explosive Device, the book. But if you want a hint of the feel and fun that’s coming to you THIS Dec. 21, have a listen to what exists so far. And let me know what you think! You might […]

The Pierley/Redford Dissociative Affect Diagnostic

Have you ever taken a test that made you feel really bad? I know, this could describe basically every single test you’ve ever taken in your life: the MCAT, court-appointed drug tests, the LSAT, paternity tests, colonoscopies, the SAT and the PSAT and the GRE, lots of other classist and ethnocentric little gates to allow […]

The New Espionage

When I was a kid, I loved spy novels. I couldn’t get enough of them. One summer I read all the spy novels I could find. And by the end of that summer, I was a total misogynist. This year I decided to check out current spy novels. You know, to see all the progress.  […]


If you haven’t talked to me in the past four days, then you haven’t had the pleasure of me screaming this into your ear: I just signed my very first publishing contract! And it’s not with some loser corporate publishing conglomerate, either- My short story “Rats” is going to be part of an independent thriller […]