Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

BookyCon 2022: A Mega Meta Book Festival

BookyCon 2022: A Mega Meta Book FestivalNov. 12, 12:30-12:55 pm Eastern Time (US)Author Q&A with Deb Brandon at BookyCon, the world’s largest virtual book festival!Get your FREE ticket to BookyCon 2022 by Booky Call, the free book discovery app

Writing About Seizures

Where should I start? The first time I experienced a seizure? The first time I was diagnosed with psychogenic seizures by that awful neurologist? What about beginning with my sojourn in the epilepsy monitoring unit, several years into my recovery?
There’s so much to this story, so many twists and turns. Whenever I think about the topic, my emotions dart all over the place—frustration, anger, and resentment, grief and sadness, and finally relief that for the most part, I’ve come to terms with the whole story.

Threads Around the World: Volume II

As my first full draft of my book “Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe” neared completion, I started thinking of a second volume. I told myself that if the book was well received I’d write a second book.

A Battle Within: Living After Brain Injury

A Battle Within: Living After Brain Injury podcast episode 153: Deb Brandon’s Brain had Other Ideas hosted by Drew and Terry Niemann 1:00:07 available on most platforms, including Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Apple Podcast, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, Spotify, Pandora, Alexa, and Google Home. From podcast hosts Drew and Terry Niemann: Deb is a warrior who … Read more

Facing Memories of Sexual Trauma

For decades I didn’t file any of my sexual experiences under the label rape. After all, no one applied physical force—the sex was always consensual. Nor was I comfortable using the label statutory rape, even though when I was a minor, all my sexual partners were not. At the time, I knew what I was doing—I wanted it.