James Robar

Biography

Biography of James B. Robar

Writing:
Fiction is my newest form of writing. I have been at it for twenty years.

I experienced extensive writing in the technical world, during the last twenty-five years of my employment.

I have written many true life-experiences for a national organization my wife and I have served on for twenty-five years.

Teaching:
I conducted several training workshops for State employees, using material I developed, during the transistion years to computer utilization.

I taught creative writing at the Madison Area Technical College system for six years.

Speaking:
I was an active member of Toastmaster’s International for eight years.

Novels:
Besides the MC Diner Trilogy, I have a short story The RATC Hayseeds available on Smashwords and three other novels in preparation.

Technical Writing:
I wrote and/or edited User Manuals for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to support the movement from pencils and paper to computer systems.

I spent a year as a fulltime private consultant writing how-to-do-it manuals for the Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services Computer Operations Offices.

I spent three months as a private consultant writing operations procedures for each shop and office position, for the Wisconsin Packaging Corporation as a forerunner for ISO certification.

Critique Group Participation:
I am an active member of a monthly local critique group and the America Christian Fiction Writers.

Where to find James Robar online


Books

Amy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Amy Wentdorf a homeless young lady, the product of her prostitute mother and nameless father, flees the East coast to find her only other living relative in Billings, Montana. After several hitched rides on semis, she is kicked out of one in Wyoming at a rest area for not bowing to the wishes of the driver. Alone, broke, and at her assumed end, she decides to hurl herself off a cliff.
Who Has the Gold?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
A massive gold robbery takes place in obscure southern Minnesota. The robbers double cross each other. One re-hides the gold and the other one kills the first thinking he has been told the new hiding place--wrong.
The RATC Hayseeds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Ernie and Earl, lifetime fishing buddies, enroll in Raddisson Area Technical College. It interferes with their fishing time, until they are given a unique assignment to analyze how to obtain a spouse from a male perspective and also from a female perspective.

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