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

Five Keys to Great Writing


Here are five keys to great writing.

1. Believe in what you are writing about.

2. Show that passion in your words.

3. Address your writing to the reader as if you were talking to him or her.

4. Have someone edit your work for you.

5. Rewrite, rewrite, rewrite.

How to Find Typographical Errors

Finding typographical errors can be […]

Dealing With Marketing Overload


All of us are deluged with marketing messages these days, even those of us who put out a lot of those messages. Even though we see a lot of them that do not interest us, many people feel bothered by them and want them to go away.

Remember the uncertainty principle of marketing: Marketers have no […]

The Habits We Get Into


I just played with Chico the cat tonight. He loves chasing a certain toy, basically a stick with a string attached, much like all cats. In fact while I was playing with Chico, Pusskitty joined in the fun.

The difference? Chico is fixated on playing with his toy. Pusskitty is not. Of course Puss will play […]

Another Story: The Christmas Shopping Season

The best gifts that build our personal relationships don’t come from stores, they come from the […]

Black Friday and Storytelling

Black Friday creates a powerful emotional call to action that we all […]

Thanksgiving, Community, and Family

Thanksgiving is a family celebration but it is a community celebration as […]

Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving Day

Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving […]

J R Martinez on Dancing With the Stars: A Truly Inspiring Story

J R Martinez, a truly inspiring performance on Dancing With the […]

Happy Thanksgiving Week


I hope eveyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving week.