Welcome to my blog

Welcome to my story blog. I will post one new story here every day. You are welcome to comment on any or all of them. Enjoy!
                   --Lee Pound

The 10 scariest things that can happen to a writer

The 10 scariest things that can happen to a […]

Five Ways to Create Great Characters


There are a lot of ways to create characters but here are five of my favorites.

1. Make sure they want something badly.

2. Make them interesting, not necessarily likeable.

3. Show them in important actions hwere they make a difference.

4. Put them into a situation they must deal with.

5. Give them obstacles to overcome.

Why the Way You Write is an Integral Part of Selling

Good writing is key to pwerful […]

The Truth About Selling

People love to buy but they hate to be sold. How you can use this […]

Why Messages Fall Flat

Most messages fail to get a response because they are about the writer, not the […]

Creating Your Message

To write an effective book, you need to have a clear message for your […]

The Ten Top Reasons Marketers Fail

The Ten Top Reasons Marketers […]

Profitable Social Media to the Printer


Short post tonight.

I am finishing up the Profitable Social Media book tonight and will send it to the printer tomorrow.

Watch for more news.

Belief and Marketing

The best way to sell to people is to cater to their emotional […]

The Problem with Books

We are in a transition period in book publishing. Good books and bad books compete for attention and it is hard to tell which is […]