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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

Why Writing a Speech is Important

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Before you begin writing your book or posting on socialĀ media, write or at least outline your potential signature speech. This will give you a sense of your purpose and mission and will show you what your most powerful arguments for your position are.

 

Remembering Eunice

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One of our recent but good friends, Eunice Cluck, passed away this morning. She was 92 years old. My wife first met her a few years ago, still living alone in her own home in Irvine at the age of 90 and just as feisty as many years earlier. She joined in Laughter Yoga, hosted […]

Thursday Writing Tip

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Creating emotional involvement with your reader is the first duty of the writer. Be interesting, not boring.

Writing and Your Business

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When you write a book, you are in essence creating your business. The way you write will attract certain people to you. Make sure they are the right ones.

Emotion and Writing

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People read because they get an emotional lift from doing so. If they get someĀ great information as well, that’s good too. Whatever you are writing, it’s the emotional connection that gets it read.

A new Milestone

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This post marks my 600th in a row since August of 2010, when I started this blog. Originally it was meant to be a story blog but over the last several months I’ve done more writing tips and news than anything else. However, stories and writing about stories are still very important to this blog […]

The Best Writing Tip

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When writing a new piece, after you have outlined it and made sure it fits the theme you want to explore, go ahead and write your story all the way through to the end before you start editing. If you edit too much too early, you risk never finishing the story.

Start Writing Now

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If you care about something very badly, it is time to write about it. If you can’t reach a wide audinece for your passion, youwill never accomplish what you want to do.

Writing e-books

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Writing an e-book is no different than writng a regular book. Only the distribution method is changed.

Writing Tip For Wednesday

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I just read an article about the rules of writing and how so many people complain about them and others complain about people breaking them.

My point is that there are no rules. There are simply effects that various styles of writing have on the reader. If you want your work read, write in a style […]