What the heck is Listen to the Signal?

Listen to the Signal is an audio podcast that answers author Rob Dircks’ questions like “What would happen if a smartphone game was so addictive EVERYONE played it at once?” or “When we discovered Pluto’s new moon Nix in 2005, did we catch someone discovering us?” Every month, Rob writes an original science fiction short story and narrates it for your listening pleasure. You can listen right here on the site, download the files for listening wherever, or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. And it’s all FREE.

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And who the heck is this guy Rob?

books-w-buttonrob-portraitHi. I’m Rob Dircks, Audible bestselling author of Where the Hell is Tesla? and The Wrong Unit, and a member of SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America). My 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 right here, narrated by yours truly.

I’m a big fan of classic science fiction, and conspiracy theories (not to believe in them, just for entertainment.) When not writing, I’m helping other authors publish their own work with Goldfinch Publishing, writing and designing for the award-winning ad agency I own with his brother (appropriately called Dircks Associates), and generally doing what I call “sampling”: video production, audio production, app development, photography, guitar, reading, cooking. (Note the absence of the phrases “going to the gym” and “running iron-man triathalons.”)


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