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Yes, You Can Record Your Own Audiobook. Here’s How.

If you’re an indie author, or work with a small publisher, it might seem daunting to narrate and produce your own audiobook. But it’s NOT! Sure, it’s time-consuming, and requires prep and care. But it’s fun, not too hard, and provides you with more exposure and another way to make money for your book.

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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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Listen to a Sneak Peek of the Where the Hell is Tesla? Audiobook

I’m working on the audiobook for Where the Hell is Tesla?, and I’m having a blast. In fact, I’m so giddy about the door/latch sound effect I found that I decided to post the introduction and chapter one for you to take a listen. Enjoy! If you have any questions …

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And The Valentine’s Day Giveaway Winner Is…

We’ve got a winner for the Valentine’s Day Giveaway: Raquel Ponce de Leon! That’s right: Lucky Raquel has won her very own Unleash the Sloth! Deluxe Gift Set. How’d she feel? “Now I’ll have my very own sloth to cuddle!”

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TWO Giveaways for Valentine’s Day? Yeah, I love you that much.

It’s easy – just hop on over and join the Goldfinch Publishing email list, and I’ll enter you to win an Unleash The Sloth Deluxe Gift Set. Or, head on over to amazon.com to pick up Part One of Where the Hell is Tesla? FREE, for five days starting 2/10.

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Solving the “What do I write about?” problem by Tim Grahl

By far, the question Tim gets most often from writers looking to build their platform is “What do I blog and email about?” He especially hears this from fiction writers. They’ll ask, “I’m a young-adult fantasy author. What do I write about on my blog? I can’t help people make more money or lose …

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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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Local Author Meet and Greet in Seaford

Today was Seaford’s Local Author Meet and Greet. Made the round and some new friends. Most authors here are self-published, and all shared their stories and their love of writing. Notably, I got to meet Dina Santorelli, author of Baby Grand, and winner of Best of Long Island 2014’s “Best …

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