Dec. 15, 2022

Episode 82 : An Interview with Untold Tales Author Don Muchow

Episode 82 : An Interview with Untold Tales Author Don Muchow

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

Guest Author

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.