Untold Tales

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The nineteenth century was a time of great change and upheaval. It was also a period of great adventure and opportunity. Advances in science and technology induced much of this change and had widespread effects on society. In our generation, we've …

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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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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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Many people oppose the concept of hard 'rules' about writing and argue adamantly against blanket do's and don'ts. As Marc Neuffer (one of our favorite contributors) recently said... "Rules often become truncated sound bites, their original, e…

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Jan. 23, 2024

SF Songs -Stardrive

In earlier blogs, we shared with you some science fiction poetry that dated back to the 1880’s. For this blog post, I would like to share a science fiction SONG. It was quite popular during the late 20th century and was played at almost ever…

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Jan. 16, 2024

WHERE DO YOU LISTEN

One of the main reasons that we created Untold Tales Audio Anthology was because it simply takes too long to listen to full audio books and, while we love quality science fiction, it is often impossible to an entire novel in a single sitting.(A typi…

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There's a classic scene in the movie That Thing You Do in which a rising band of young Beatlesque rock musicians, promised a meeting with Play-Tones record company president Sol Siler, played by Alex Rocco. In that scene, one of the band members ste…

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Jan. 2, 2024

Creativeness

I am sometimes absolutely amazed at the creativity that some people possess. I am devoting this blog to an example of writing that takes an incredible amount of effort, forethought, and creativity to produce. N.B. I found this posted on the we…

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If I’m in first person mode, like I am right now, the only way I can convey information to you about me is by telling you. Right now, I am telling you what I think, because I can’t exactly show you. The chosen Point of View, or POV, is &…

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We are so excited to have been reviewed by Michael Bergonzi over at Audio Drama Reviews - Reviews for an Audible Art Form!!! <<insert audible applause!!>> Michael's blog is an authority in the Audio Drama Review business. He is the Fo…

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