Untold Tales

Untold Tales

The UNTOLD TALES Audio Anthologies is a collection of original science fiction short stories of the highest caliber, narrated in audiobook style, perfect for your commute or unexpected downtimes. These bite-sized audio dramas come in different flavors and highlight the works of new authors. Victorian Sci-Fi, parallel realities, cautionary tales, horror, time travel - each episode of UNTOLD TALES is an independent short story of adventure, technology, love, hope, discovery, and mystery. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/untold-tales/support

This website provides you with access to all podcast episodes, videos of the episodes, our blog (for listeners, readers and writers), and the books by Dr. Jeffrey A. Robinson that inspired this popular audio anthology. You can also contact us, read our blog, see our videos, or comment or leave a review to tell us what you think of UNTOLD TALES. (A Dreamspeaker Media, LLC production)

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Recent Episodes

Episode 89 : The October Country

March 15, 2023

The October Country : Driven away from the highway by icy roads, a traveler finds himself in the backwoods of New England, where he stumbled upon a thriving fundamentalist church. But WHY it is thriving makes him run for his…

Episode 88 : The Traveling Salesman Part 5

March 1, 2023

The Traveling Salesman Part 5 : The Traveling Salesman Part 5 Bob becomes a trader and they harvest magnetic monopoles out on an alien world at the rim of the galaxy. We love our listeners, fans and patrons! If you loved wha…

Episode 87 : The Stranger

Feb. 15, 2023

The Stranger - An eccentric neighbor sees UFOs, insists he is in contact with ‘ them .’ The poor old fellow is obviously suffering from a bout of mental illness, and his condition seems to be worsening. Our protagonist wants…

Episode 86 : The Traveling Salesman Part 4

Feb. 1, 2023

The Traveling Salesman Part 4 : Bob and Glactyl accidentally cause and then resolve the Zombie Apocalypse. We love our listeners, fans and patrons! If you loved what you heard, please like and subscribe to our audio antholog…

Episode 85 : Moving On

Jan. 15, 2023

Moving On: Alien archeologists discover and Earth in the distant future where civilizaiton has collapsed and mankind has long since become extinct. however, they also find clues to unexpected discoveries regarding Man's dest…

Episode 84 : Cormorant

Jan. 2, 2023

Cormorant : Politics makes strange bedfellows they say, but when the agents of two rivals empires meet in pursuit of a science terrorist, what is a lowly agent of the Empire to do. Take to the skies of course. We hope you e…

Guest: Andrew Lucas

Recent Blog Posts

Hidden Gem: The Chung Keo Series

I picked it up because the paperback had a bright red cover with a dragon on it. It was right next to A Game of Thrones in that oft-visited corner bookst…

The Nature of Evil characters

I have only met a few really evil people in my life. One of them was a superior at a Fortune 500 company… a VP who was ruthless and cutthroat. …

A Writer’s Inner Dialogue

A Writer’s Inner Dialogue That is the third cliché this page. Are you really a writer? “Shut up.” You call that characterizat…

About the Hosts

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Melissa Del Toro Schaffner

Voice Actor

Melissa Del Toro Schaffner is an American Voice Actor and the co-creator narrator of The Untold Tales Podcast. In addition to being in the Mom after 40 club, she wears multiple hats including international best selling author, accomplished Accountability Coach, and creator/ illustrator of the Minority Girl Empowerment Coloring Book “Careers for Little Sisters” (available in English and Spanish). Melissa was also a contestant on the nationally televised game show “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire” and shares a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and MBA background with Jeff. Her current mission to inspire one million women to live the life of their dreams.

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Dr. Jeffrey A. Robinson


Jeffrey A Robinson is the co-creator and chief writer of the Untold Tales podcast, a collection of short stories of the highest caliber based on the first in a set of three published science fiction anthologies. Jeff is a retired technologist, who grew up loving to read science fiction. After serving as a Naval Flight Officer, who flew F-4 Phantom jets, and an Air Traffic Controller, in the Marine Corps, he became a device physicist in a semiconductor-manufacturing facility and an expert in Manufacturing Execution Systems, computer automation, integration & cybersecurity. He has a B.A. in Physics, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in Information Systems. He also has postgraduate certificates in Computer Forensics, and a PMP, and is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, as well.

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Gil Schmidt

Gil is an author, a guest blogger, and a frequent contributor to UNTOLD TALES. Click on his picture on the CONTRIBUTOR page for his full Bio.

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Don Muchow

Don is a co-editor of UNTOLD TALES, an author, a guest blogger, and a frequent contributor to UNTOLD TALES. Click on his picture on the CONTRIBUTOR page for his full Bio.

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Marc Neuffer

Marc Neuffer is an accomplished author, a guest blogger, and a frequent contributor to UNTOLD TALES. Click on his picture on the CONTRIBUTOR page for his full Bio.