Enjoy this rare interview with our cross-country running, T1 phenomenon, Don Muchow! A lifelong advocate of immersive, dystopian SF, he believes that buried in the shadows of every dark future lies the inextinguishable spirit of hope and the yearning for a better tomorrow. When he's not imagining dystopian futures, you can catch Don running across the US or planning his next epic exploit. For more information, visit t1determined.org.
Here are the books he mentions in this fun , interesting and thoughtful episode.
8:19 - Where Don grew up and his family life
10:25 - Don's educational background and his lifelong passion (it isn't what you might think!)
12:41 - What Don wanted to be when he grew up
14:43 - Who are the Scully and Mulder of Fiction?
16:30 - What aspect of writing is most intriguing to Don?
18:51 - Are any of the Untold Tales stories you've written TRUE or inspired by real life events?
24:58 - DNA Memory? An explanation as it relates to storytelling
25:38 - Kim Stanley Robinson https://www.amazon.com/Kim-Stanley-Robinson/e/B000APVJXC/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1 Red Mars, Blue Mars, Green Mars trilogy https://amzn.to/3Ntq9Vc
34:55 - Arrival by Ted Chiang https://amzn.to/3T0PCqm
35:30 - Banned Books List https://www.thefire.org/first-amendment-library/special-collections/banned-challenged-books/
35:58 - What Don thinks about the Untold Tales Podcast (this is GOOD)
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Don Muchow is a guest writer on the Untold Tales podcast. Don lives and works in the suburbs of Dallas, TX, where he is currently training to finish his "bucket list" run across the United States. A lifelong advocate of immersive, dystopian SF, he believes that buried in the shadows of every dark future lies the inextinguishable spirit of hope and the yearning for a better tomorrow. When he's not imagining dystopian futures, you can catch Don running across the US or planning his next epic exploit.
He has appeared in 10 episodes and is scheduled for 9 more in the near future.
Narrator / Co-Founder / Producer
Melissa Del Toro Schaffner is the primary Narrator for ALL the UNTOLD TALES episodes. She 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.