Robert Tompkins is a Canadian writer, editor, and e-educator. He and his wife, Doris, live in Cedar Valley, Ontario, a rural community thirty-five miles north of Toronto. Bob publishes articles internationally through his freelance agency, Travel, Ink. He is also the editor of Futurescapes (Methuen:1977). Currently, Bob is involved in an online editing and tutorial service called "The Wordsdoctor"