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

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Recent Episodes

Episode 101 : [TRIGGER WARNING - Read Show Notes] Neverwas

Sept. 15, 2023

TRIGGER WARNING - CAR ACCIDENT . This is an amazing and redemptive story, but it does involve a car accident. We want to make sure our listeners enjoy our stories. If you are sensitive to this topic, please feel free to list…

Episode 100 : Collaboration

Sept. 1, 2023

Collaboration : Two very different beings meet, but are they ancient foes or allies? H.P. Lovecraft lovers, we hope you enjoy this fictional story of a beloved science fiction legend! This is our 100th Episode of The Untold …

Episode 99: Contacts

Aug. 15, 2023

Contacts: Kyle Winters wakes up one morning to find everything slightly off kilter - the color of the bedroom walls, a small change to the arrangement of the kitchen, and his programmed mix of music includes a few songs he d…

Episode 98: The Traveling Salesman Part 10

Aug. 1, 2023

The Traveling Salesman Part 10 - Bob and Glactyl steal back their ship but have to confront new enemies, a giant criminal syndicate Enjoy this collaborative story in the Traveling Salesman Series by Dr. Jeffrey A. Robinson a…

Episode 97 : Ahead of His Time

July 15, 2023

Ahead of His Time : Many regard Charles Babbage as the father of the computer. His ideas were revolutionary, and they were completely original... weren't they? We hope you enjoy our second story by Untold Tales Author Hal Fu…

Episode 96: The Traveling Salesman Part 9

July 1, 2023

The Traveling Salesman Part 9 - Bob and Glactyl regain their footing in 33rd century Earth. Enjoy this collaborative story in the Traveling Salesman Series by Dr. Jeffrey A. Robinson and Don Muchow!! We love our listeners, f…

Recent Blog Posts


One of the worst things that writers do is when they TELL a reader instead of SHOWING them. In particular, I hate it when an author tells me how a character ‘feels’. They’re happy, or sad, or tired, or angry. By doing so, the au…

Sisyphus and Creativity

Ponder Sisyphus. Doomed to push a massive boulder up a steep hill, only to have it roll down again. Every time. Every. Time. What’s that got to do with creativity? First: Creativity is hard work. It may seem easy, and we may pretend it …

AI won't take your job. Someone using AI will.

With the recent advent of AI regenerative systems, many people have become frightened that advances in AI will result in chaos at many levels. Some fear that it will become impossible to tell the difference between AI-generated information (text or …

About the Hosts

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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.

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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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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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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.