Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color


We sat at the dining room table brainstorming a title for our book, a collection of photo essays. Charlee, a professor of photography and colleague, opened a new file on her laptop and started typing relevant words and phrases, possible titles. Reinventing, renewal, in the wake of brain surgery, fractured, broken, healing, balance. We came … Read more

What’s in a Name?

“Mind Storms,” “Head cases,” “Over my Head,” “My Stroke of Insight,” all clever titles for memoirs about brain injury survivors. Then there are the titles that reference something in the body of the book, like “Where is the Mango Princess?” or “I had Brain Surgery, What’s Your Excuse?” I wanted to entitle mine “The Bloody … Read more