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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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Wow. This thing happened, and it went like this: an author tweets that she likes my audiobooks, so I tweet back “thanks,” and one thing leads to another and suddenly I’m in New York City at Penguin Random House Audio, recording the narration for her next novel!


That’s Wendy Mass up there in the photo with me, New York Times bestselling author of middle-grade books including The Candymakers, A Ma...

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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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