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

Story Month: The Old Ship

A old ship of indeterminate origin evokes memories of the […]

Why do we watch some TV shows and not others?


The reason some television series fail and others succeed is a mystery to many people. However, if you know about human emotions, you will know why a series is successful.

The most successful series, and it does not matter if it is a mystery or not, include a lot of personal interactions, personal stories, and so […]

Five Ways to Create Stories With Impact

To give your writing the maximum impact, be sure to follow these five rules of great […]

Why Stories are so Important

Stories are important because they can convince us when facts will […]

Black Friday and Storytelling

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

The five keys to emotional writing

Stories are the key to emotional […]

Creating Your Message

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

The Five Greatest Stories Ever Told


You may disagree over the order in which these appear but these five stories have lasted longer than virtually any others in the history of the world.The ranking is based in story power and staying power, not on the content or statements that may be contained therein. All of them are classic Hero’s Journey narratives […]

Seven Steps to Creating a Powerful Story

There are seven stesp to creating a powerful story with emotional […]

The Truth About Writing

Writers are the most influential people int he world. See why […]