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

A New Location for Blog Posts

I am moving all posts to www.writingformarketers.com. Please join me […]

Be a Good Listener to be a Good Writer


One of the most important skills a good writer has is being a good listener. The best ideas for articles and short stories come from listening to what others are talking about. The best ideas for dialogue come from listening to others talk.

By listening you find out how others argue, convince, cajole, and sulk. All […]

A Concert... or Something Else?

The best stories have depth of subplotting. Here’s how it […]

Changing the old for the new

We often need to change the old for the new in order to […]

The Secret to Emotional Speaking and Writing

Deep emotional connections are the result of feeling our own deep emotions, acknowledging them and letting them […]

Make the Story of Your Life the Story of Your Speech

Those emotional incidents from your own life are the key to reaching the deep emotions of your listeners and […]

Stories: The Framework of Our Lives

Stories we remember from our past tend to recur in our future. Here’s how you can take control of your […]

The Most Important Story You Will Ever Write

The most important story you will ever write is the story of your own life as you live it day by day. Here’s how to do […]


Simple writing that gets your message across in as few words as possible works […]

Building a Character

How a story about a cat innlustrates how to build characters in your […]