Posts Tagged "writing"

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

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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
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

Writing Group 2017

For much of the latter half of 2016, I’ve been trying to write a novel. No, that’s not true. I started a novel, and then didn’t get back to it until the year was almost over. After writing four books,... Continue reading

Nudism-Naturism Revisited

Nudism versus naturism; they’re two very different things, although to the untrained eye, they’re both collections of naked people. My eBook, The Naked Truth, chronicled my summer as an employee of a nudist resort. My visit late last month to... Continue reading

Judging a Book

One thing I’ve never been called, is a best-selling author! I have written four books and they’ve all had varying degrees of minor success. My most popular book, The Naked Truth, continues to sell a few dozen copies each month. Every author... Continue reading

Contradicting the King

Stephen King’s On Writing is one of the best how-to books I’ve ever read. It came out 15 years ago but I still haul it out every few years and give it another skim. Like his work or not, he’s... Continue reading

Spreading the Word

A flurry of activity has been going on behind the scenes regarding the publication of my next Ebook.  Continue reading

When is it Just Stealing?

The voice-over community is an active and idea-sharing one, like the goat-hair knitting community and everyone else with a particular interest that gather on social media. And it’s clear that everyone has their own line they won’t cross for a... Continue reading