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Meet Chris King, Storyteller
and Editor of Storytelling Power

Chris King of Creative Keys storyteller and author/creator of Storytelling Power has practiced what she calls a "portfolio career" lifestyle (having many careers in her portfolio) for more than 18 years. A human development specialist, artist, storyteller, trainer, consultant, web site designer and developer, TV announcer, model, mathematician, marketing manager, newspaper editor, salesperson, waitress, writer, speaker and mother of five are some of the personas that have given her creative expertise and lots of material for her writing, presenting and storytelling.

Chris, who has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from Goucher College and all course work toward a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Art from Kent State University, shares that her true passions are storytelling, leading fitness classes and working on the computer.

Chris has appeared in TV commercials; won art awards at the Cleveland, Massillon and Columbus Museums of Art; was named District 10 Toastmaster of the Year - 1990-91, by Toastmasters International; and received the 1997-98 Chapter Member of the Year Award from the Ohio Speakers Forum (a Chapter of the National Speakers Association).

She is a member of and Ohio State Liaison for the National Storytelling Network (NSN), Past President and current Membership Chair and Webmaster for the Ohio Order for the Preservation of Storytelling (O.O.P.S!), member of and Special Interest Group (SIG) Coordinator for the Greater Cleveland PC Users Group (GCPCUG), a member of the Northeast Ohio Software Association (NEOSA), and is a Certified Group Fitness Instructor with the American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.).

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When you visit this site we hope you are not only learning about the power of effective storytelling and the difference story can make in your life, but also having fun while here.

Improving Your Storytelling: Beyond the Basics for All Who Tell
Aspiring storytellers will be pleased to know that Lipman's down-to-earth approach allows for flexibility rather than emphasis on memorization.

The Way of the Storyteller
Very few books on the art of storytelling have matched the scope and charm of this book by Ruth Sawyer.

Your Mythic Journey: Finding Meaning in Your Life Through Writing and Storytelling
This book offers readers the tools to detect the story line in their own lives and write and tell it in a step-by-step way, opening up a hidden world of self-discovery and meaning.

The Storytellerís Guide
Each chapter includes a dozen or so expert storytellers sharing their opinions on a plethora of topics.