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Rob Dircks

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Rob Dircks is the Audible bestselling author of Where the Hell is Tesla? and The Wrong Unit , and a member of SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America). His prior work includes the anti-self-help book Unleash the Sloth! 75 Ways to Reach Your Maximum Potential By Doing Less , and a drawerful of screenplays and short stories. Some of these sci-fi short stories appear on his original audio short story podcast Listen To The Signal, also narrated by the author.

Rob's a big fan of classic science fiction, and conspiracy theories (not to believe in them, just for entertainment.) When not writing, he's helping other authors publish their own work with Goldfinch Publishing, writing and designing for the award-winning ad agency he own
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Good question. The Audible edition of Where the Hell is Tesla? is the complete compilation of Parts I, II, and III that were originally…more
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Good question. The Audible edition of Where the Hell is Tesla? is the complete compilation of Parts I, II, and III that were originally written and published as a trilogy of short stories/novellas. (That's why you might see Part I or Part II on Goodreads or Amazon.) I've begun to think about a sequel, as the novel and audiobook have gotten a much better response than I expected, but it's just an idea at this point. If I pursue it, it'll be after my next book, Shut Up and Run!, which I'm trying to publish by the fall.

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Rob Dircks I've always been fascinated by Nikola Tesla, and the strange mystique surrounding his life and work, and in particular an article I read about his…moreI've always been fascinated by Nikola Tesla, and the strange mystique surrounding his life and work, and in particular an article I read about his "secret journals" that the FBI allegedly took after he died. And I've always loved sci-fi. And I knew at some point I wanted to write a comedy about a normal guy stuck in extreme circumstances.

So at some random point (probably at around 6am, in that weird half-sleep creative time before I realize I have to get the hell out of bed), they all came together, and I said "What if some slacker security guard discovers the lost journal of Nikola Tesla?" And boom. There is was -- Where the Hell is Tesla?(less)
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The latest episode of the Listen To The Signal podcast is up!


Listen to the new episode “Red Parka” now!

This month’s story is about two crazy teenagers who find something on one of their phones that couldn’t possibly be true. Or could it? Enjoy! Check out June’s FREE original audio sci-fi short story “Red Parka” here.


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Lucinda Dear Rob,
Thanks for acepting my friend request! I am looking forward to reading "Where the Hell is Tesla? (Part One)".
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