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Don’t Touch the Blue Stuff! (Where the Hell is Tesla? Book 2) Now Available!

The sequel to Where the Hell is Tesla? is HERE! SOMETHING CALLED THE “BLUE JUICE” IS COMING. FOR ALL OF US. Luckily, me (Chip Collins), Pete, Nikola Tesla, Bobo, and FBI Agent Gina Phillips are here to kick its ass, and send it back to last Tuesday. Maybe. Or maybe …

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Alphabert! An A-B-C Bedtime Adventure… NOW AVAILABLE!

    Me and my brother Dave have teamed up again – this time with our very first children’s book! Alphabert! An A-B-C Bedtime Adventure is the story of Albert, a kid – like all kids – who just doesn’t want to go to bed. Using the alphabet and his vivid imagination, Albert embarks on various …

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Amazon Kindle Countdown Deal: The Wrong Unit at 99¢

This week only, get Rob Dircks’ new sci-fi novel, The Wrong Unit, for just 99¢. It’s a future sci-fi odyssey of a “unit” with a problem: how to deliver his package, out in the middle of nowhere, with nothing to guide him. Oh, and with the fate of humanity hanging …

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The Wrong Unit: A Novel – Now Available!

About the Book I DON’T KNOW WHAT THE HUMANS ARE SO CRANKY ABOUT. Their enclosures are large, they ingest over a thousand calories per day, and they’re allowed to mate. Plus, they have me. An Autonomous Servile Unit, housed in a mobile/bipedal chassis. I do my job well: keep the …

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The Ways of Grace – #1 Inspirational Poetry Book on Amazon!

Goldfinch Publishing is a boutique publishing house created to bridge the gap between traditional and independent publishing. Like a traditional publisher, we work with hand-selected authors to offer professional curation with NO FEES (Goldfinch SELECT). To aid independent authors needing individual solutions, we offer paid services (Goldfinch A LA CARTE). …

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Award-winning Author Interviews Rob for Book Launch

Voted one of the Best Long Island Authors for 2013 and 2014, Dina Santorelli took some time from her insane schedule to interview Rob about his new book, Where the Hell is Tesla? Debut Author Q&A: Meet Rob Dircks A funny thing happened on my way to an author event at …

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Where the Hell is Tesla? Now Available!

“One of the funniest books I’ve ever read! I loved it. Don’t miss this one!”- Patricia Mick, April 2015 “I loved this book! Hysterical, interesting, cool, just awesome. I flew through it in a few days and laughed the whole way through. I love sci-fi, I love humor and this …

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Where the Hell is Tesla? Interview on FanboyPlanet.com

Where The Hell Is Tesla? And Why Does Rob Dircks Ask? — by Daniel DeFabio Rob Dircks’ novel Where the Hell is Tesla? is a fast, fun and funny read. He creates a quantum playground that accomodates almost every fanboy fantasy. Its style has bits of Douglas Adams and Jonathan Scalzi’s Redshirts. …

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Cover Reveal: Recipes for Disaster!

Here it is: the cover to Recipes for Disaster: Eating & Living Well… if You Survive the Apocalypse! Coming in 2015, Recipes for Disaster is a cookbook parody set in post-apocalyptic New England, written by your favorite chef/ entertainer/ impossibly-well-heeled host Margaret Eggsworth.

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Unleash the Sloth! 75 Ways to Reach Your Maximum Potential By Doing Less

Here’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. Take a nap instead of mowing the lawn. Save yourself a few steps and jaywalk. Save yourself…

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