“While the novelist is banging on his typewriter, the poet is watching a fly in the windowpane.” –Billy CollinsMichael McCarthy is, in his words, “a lifelong explorer of the sacred.” Through a deepening poetic lens, he sees profound beauty in the commonplace. The ordinary is indeed richly extraordinary. He is a high school teacher of religion who lives on Long Island with his wife. He has degrees in theology and psychology.
by Rob DircksSCI-FI ODYSSEY. COMEDY. LOVE STORY. AND OF COURSE… NIKOLA TESLA. I’ll let Chip, the main character tell you more: “I found the journal at work. Well, I don’t know if you’d call it work, but that’s where I found it. It’s the lost journal of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest inventors and visionaries ever. Before he died in 1943, he kept a notebook filled with spectacular claims and outrageous plans. One of these plans was for an “Interdimensional Transfer Apparatus” – that allowed someone (in this case me and my friend Pete) to travel to other versions of the infinite possibilities around us. Crazy, right? But that’s just where the crazy starts.”
by Rob DircksIt’s the self-help book you’ve always wanted. The one that tells you’re fine just the way you are – and that you can probably get away with doing even less. It sounds like a paradox, I know. But just look at the mighty sloth, who makes no excuses for who he is – and becomes everything he needs to be. And now it’s your turn…
Rob Dircks, Goldfinch Publishing’s owner and chief-everything-guy, is the Audible bestselling author of Where the Hell is Tesla?, The Wrong Unit, Don’t Touch the Blue Stuff!, and he’s 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, an illustrated children’s book with his brother Dave, Alphabert! An A-B-C Adventure!. His sci-fi short stories appear on Rob’s original audio short story podcast Listen To The Signal, also narrated by the author.