Untold Tales

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How to read a book a day As I write, I sit in a den surrounded by 15,000 books, that's about a book a day, every day, for thirty years. My reading habits developed early in high school and, by college, I have developed a voracious appetite for read…

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As voice actors, we have the choice of performing in many, many genres of narration. Some come easier to us that other based on our personal life experiences, instrument / voice and acting ability. Nonfiction, Science Fiction, Literary Fiction, Memo…

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A lot of people think that good science fiction is all about technology. The truth, however, is that it is not. Good science fiction is not really about science, at all.  Sadly, many writers think this is true and focus a great deal of their…

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Most people think of science fiction as a twentieth century phenomenon, born in the age of atomic energy, the ‘bomb’, and the race for the moon.  It may surprise many to find that science fiction traces its roots much further back a…

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Jan. 15, 2023

What-if Stories

A lot of science fiction stories are based upon questions that begin with “What if...?” That is the reason why the acronym SF is often used to stand for Speculative Fiction. Perhaps more than any other genre, Science Fiction has always…

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When the noted science fiction author, Theodore Sturgeon, once appeared as the guest of honor at a Science Fiction Convention, he made a comment that has become classic.  It has since become part of the Murphy’s Laws corollaries and is a …

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Jan. 8, 2023

SF Genres

For the uninitiated or for followers of different genres, such as Romance, Mystery, or Biographies, Science Fiction seems like its own distinct genre. However, those who read much Science Fiction soon realize that there are several categories of SF …

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Bold title. “Everyone”? Yes, everyone. You’ll see why soon, depending on your reading speed and my ability to keep your interest. The call for everyone to read science fiction boils down to three reasons. The first is that reading…

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Oct. 2, 2022

SF Subgenres

For the uninitiated or for followers of different genres, such as Romance, Mystery, or Biographies, Science Fiction seems like its own distinct genre. However, those who read much Science Fiction soon realize that there are several categories of SF …

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UNTOLD TALES was created to fill a niche in the current writing market. There are many services that provide stories to people, including Books (hardbound, paperback, and electronic). Books are provided by a plethora of writers and supported by pub…

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