Posts Tagged "book"

Book cover has grey background and a microphone with headphones resting on it in back and white. In red lettering: Make the Media Want You. In white, outlined in black: An Insider's Guide to Creating Persuasive Pitches by Veteran Broadcaster Lisa Brandt

Announcement: New Book Release Date

Make The Media Want You: An Insider’s Guide to Creating Persuasive Pitches, will be released July 17, 2018, in paperback and eBook.  Continue reading

The Big Tease

Coming soon…. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – At Your Service

When I was a kid, I loved the poems of Robert Service. They told stories of the Yukon gold rush in a musical cadence that included lots of alliteration and rhymes. Service didn’t bother with subtleties in his most famous... Continue reading
books stacked beside wooden candlesticks, titled Mystery, Romance, Biography

Birthing Another Book

I’ve signed the contract with Hibbert & Stiles . The manuscript has been edited. My fifth book is in production to come out as both a book-book and an eBook. Be Our Guest (working title) will be spineless, not in tone... Continue reading
headphones resting on a microphone in a broadcast studio

Write With Me

Back in September, I posted a blog about what potential radio guests should know before they pitch an idea. (Want to Attract the Media? Follow These Tips!) It was shared several times on social media and some people messaged me... Continue reading

Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

If, as I do, you prefer hard truth over comfortable fiction, buy this book or borrow it and digest it thoroughly. This is coming from someone who’s not big on the self-help book market but this page-turner is a best-seller... Continue reading

Review: The Power of Time Perception by Jean Paul Zogby

Lisa
I’ve always been curious about what makes time seem to speed up or slow down. Why can we remember tiny details about something that happened in our teens but nothing at all about most things that occurred in our 30s? Continue reading

Review: Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index

Lisa
There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who think Kathy Griffin is hilarious and those who don’t get her comedy at all. Count me in the first camp. The red-headed agitator’s latest book is a collection of... Continue reading

Review: I’m Just A Person by Tig Notaro

Lisa
I feel like a bit of a jerk for my response to this book, but I’m just a person too!  Continue reading

Review: I Am Pilgrim

Lisa
The plotlines and details from the debut novel by screenwriter Terry Hayes are going to stay with me for the rest of my life. And I hope it’s the start of a series featuring Pilgrim, the codename for a man... Continue reading