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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

Are Printed Books More Popular Than eBooks?

Are printed books still more popular than ebooks? A quick poll shows an emphatic […]

Are People Really Reading Less?

Are people really reading less today? Statistics say no, they are still reading. However, they are reading in many different […]

Getting Attention: The first key to selling thousands of books

How do you get and keep the attention of your audience? Learn more […]

Why Books Are Still Important

Books are still an important way to establish credibility and expertise, even in a digital […]

BlogWorld Los Angeles - Spectacular


What a pleasure to spend the weekend at BlogWorld Los Angeles with my writing partner Warren Whitlock giving away copies of our new book, Profitable Social Media. I am very gratified at the response we got from everyone who saw the book (really, it is in print now).

So now comes the hardest part of the […]

Creating Your Message

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

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 […]

Five things that make reading a book worthwhile


There are a lot of reasons to read a book. However, here are my favorite five.

1. Discover new information about an area you are fascinated with.

2. Be entertained.

3. Learn a new skill.

4. Get away from the rough and tumble of work.

5. Explore a subject you’ve never explored before.

Writers -- Be Sure to Play Around With Your Writing

The best writers aren’t serious all the time. They love to play with their writing just to see what will happen […]

How Book Publishing Influences Fame

Fame means different things to different people and can be local or national. Here is how books influence […]