Imagine, Enhance, Grown Your Stories

Story Institute Vision

We will inspire you to imagine, enhance, and grow your stories personally and professionally while helping you share your successes in print, online, and in person.

Story Institute Mission

Though Integrity, Ingenuity, Inspiration, Influence, Impact, and Excellence, we will:
  • Evoke emotion within our customers that make connections to our communities.
  • Engage our customers, their families, and clients in active tales that connect their emotions to past knowledge and experiences.
  • Empower our partners to use their new knowledge while growing their families, organizations, and stories into a world of their own.

Established: 2002
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Conditions of Use and Copyright Information


All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Story Institute, LLC, John E. Murray, III, Teri A. Murray, or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Story Institute, LLC, John E. Murray, III, Teri A. Murray, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Any postings are writings shared by visitors and contributors to Story Institute remain the property of the visitors and contributors.

No part of this website may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means including information storage and retrieval systems without permission in writing from the content owners, John E. Murray, III or Teri A. Murray, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a review. Poetry and Short Story Topics may be used as the basis for the writing of other authors, poets, and writers without consent with the understanding that other visitors, contributors, or owners of Story Institute, LLC may also create similar poems, short stories, novels, or any other electronic or mechanical techniques with no ownership of the ideas, only the final work itself. This is further restricted by the laws of the US in regards to copyright.

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Story Institute, Timeless Tales, Story Symphonizing, Mousepad Travel, and EIII are service marks and trademarks. Story Institute, LLC service marks or trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not connected with the Story Institute, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Story Institute, LLC. All other trademarks not owned by Story Institute, LLC or its affiliates that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Story Institute, LLC or its affiliates.

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Electronic Communications

When you visit Story Institute, Timeless Tales, MousePad Travel, Travel Central Florida or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Story Institute, LLC believes in protecting your privacy above all else. Here are our promises:

  • We require a valid email address to register, but promise will never give it to anyone else except when required to do so by law.
  • From time to time we may make special mailings to Story Institute Contributors, but they will be infrequent and will never contain spam.
  • We will take all reasonable precautions to ensure that your personal information is secured on our servers.
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