About Keith Ecker

Keith Ecker is an entrepreneurial wordsmith who infuses the power of storytelling into everything he does. And he does a lot. A humorist, a passionate teacher and a noted member of Chicago's performance literary scene, Keith keeps himself pretty busy. Explore the site to see what he's been up to lately.

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The Writer / The Educator / The Performer

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The Writer

“I truly believe that stories have the power to change lives. Nothing is more engaging, inspiring or influential than a well-crafted story.”

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Recent Posts

10/16

Chicago Tribune Raves About Welcome to PleasureTown

Maybe “raves” is a little strong of a word, but still, Welcome to PleasureTown got… Read More

9/25

Blogging for Business: Your Brand’s a Storytelling Machine

I recently wrote a post for StoryStudio’s blog Cooler by the Lake in which I discuss… Read More

The Educator

“Teaching for me is analytical poetry. You have to combine creativity and reason to convey these completely intangible concepts. It’s exhilarating.”

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Recent Posts

9/25

Blogging for Business: Your Brand’s a Storytelling Machine

I recently wrote a post for StoryStudio’s blog Cooler by the Lake in which I discuss… Read More

8/22

“Daring Greatly” in Your Creative Nonfiction

This post originally appeared on StoryStudio’s Cooler by the Lake blog. Writing creative nonfiction, specifically… Read More

The Performer

“There is nothing that compares to interacting with an audience in a real space in real time. You feed off their energy just as much as they feed off of yours, creating something much larger than the sum of its parts.”

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