Employee Profile: Chris Tissell

August 29, 2014 0 Comments

Welcome to our series of posts introducing who we are at Storiarts! We're always asking you to share with us on social media so we figure it was time to share with you. This is Chris, co-owner of Storiarts, jack-of-all-trades, and husband to the beautiful and talented Tori.



What do you do at Storiarts?

You name it! When you have a tiny staff you do a little of everything. I manage this website, our internal software, and generally the technical aspects of the business. Tori and I brainstorm and prototype new products together. Sometimes I help print your custom orders in the studio. Frequently it's me shipping your orders and talking to you on social media. I run errands, seek out licensees, research copyrights, and write blog posts! Those are a few things.

What are your favorite books?

I would be hard pressed to pick a few. When I was a kid I could not imagine anyone overtaking Tolkien. I loved, C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces for a long time. Moby Dick blew my mind for a while. Recently, Gene Wolfe has captured my attention and won't let go.

I like old books and new books, mostly sci-fi, fantasy, history, and philosophy. Every once in a while I pick up an epic poem, very occasionally a biography. While running errands I often listen to audio books and lectures from audible.com (it's great, you should check it out).

What is your favorite Storiarts product?

Probably our original, the Pride and Prejudice Book Scarf, though I'm torn between that and The Raven. The first because it started this whole show, the second because it has such a dramatic look.


Those might be dethroned as favorites soon, however. Secret projects are underway...


What do you do for fun?


Of course I like to read. I'm also an amateur writer with a single published short story so far. I like to travel, especially to destinations where I can engage with ancient history. Recently Tori and I spent a couple weeks exploring Italy.



I am also a long time video gamer, though I get little time for that these days. Y'all keep me busy!

Also in News

Last Days To Order For Christmas!

December 07, 2016 0 Comments

The last day to order beautiful handmade literary gifts is coming sooner than you think!
Here are the deadlines to order for expected delivery by Christmas. 

Continue Reading

“Run mad as often as you choose, but do not faint!” ...A Holiday Shopping Survival Guide 🎁

December 06, 2016 0 Comments

We’ve compiled our favorite gift lists into one comprehensive guide. Whether you’re buying for a bibliophile or putting together your own wish-list as a reference for desperate relatives, look no further. We’ve vetted this list like Lady Catherine de Bourgh vetted Lizzie Bennett (except we approve).

Continue Reading

Storiarts' Biggest Sale of the Year! 4 DAYS OF DEALS.

November 24, 2016 0 Comments

One Style Each Day — 20% OFF! 🎁✨

Take care of your holiday gift shopping this weekend with these handmade scarfs featuring a page from great literature. Each day a select Book Scarf will be discounted 20% for 24 hours only! Applies to selected Book Scarf only, not Writing Gloves. See the daily deals below. These are some of our MOST popular styles!

Continue Reading