Lia Rees

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Lia Rees I had the privilege of interviewing a truly unique individual. Lia Rees has been a fun person to get to know. Today I’ll be taking to get about her book But I’m Not Depressed.  “Tell us something about yourself Lia.” “Here’s my “official” biography!” Lia Rees lives in…

I have a miserable cold today…

…so any book reviews would be very much appreciated in this delicate state! It’s been out for two weeks already, and getting a trickle of good feedback (see here, here and here). But there’s always room for more. Especially on Amazon. 😉 I’m taking preorders for signed paperbacks at $9.99, £6.99, and €7.99 respectively. They’ll be ready…

A Book Is (Almost) Born

Not long now! This is the part where I get a bit nervous. This book is a strange project – a memoir, yes, but with a slanted perspective that’s definitely not typical. I express myself differently because I think differently. Will it come across as a little arrogant and lacking in warmth? The early readers…

About Me

I am an ambitious millennial battling through the mental and visual haze of a brain injury. My creative work is a balance of brain injury work and unrelated projects.

Book: But I’m Not Depressed

When I suffered a brain injury in late 2005, I was not told what I had. My world became a dreamlike haze, cut off from reality. I literally could not think straight.

Brain Injury Warriors’ Guild

In 2017, I plan to start work on a series of attractive, informative large-format booklets under the title Brain Injury Warriors’ Guild. The artwork will be reminiscent of fantasy and graphic novels, with a touch of Sandman-style surrealism to evoke the subjective feel of the post-brain injury world. The objective is to communicate the seriousness…

Book: Normal Is Irrelevant

High IQ is misunderstood. So is brain injury. Put them together and you get an epidemic of silent tragedies. I wrote down my story, But I’m Not Depressed, to make sense of my altered world. When researching and recollecting, I realised it wasn’t just my story. I now run a small Facebook community in which…