Guest Blog: Chemistry Lessons

Chemistry Lessons By: Patricia Copley O’Connell I was 16 when I learned the first: I’d been put on The Pill to control a thorny “female dysfunction” and realized I was a different person when taking the hormones. My creativity was gone; my moods, though level and mellow, contained no more delirious highs, no agonizing lows. [...]

Guest Blog: I’m Too Old For This

I’m too old for this… By: Patricia Copley O’Connell I have a day job. It involves writing too. But it’s not always as fun as working on my own books. Did I say “not always”? I meant “not often.” You would think that marketing is as close to creating fiction as anything an employer is [...]

Guest Blog: Creativity Stem Cells

Creativity Stem Cells By: Patricia Copley O’Connell I’ve been reading about something called induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. These are adult stem cells that have been coaxed into “forgetting” their current programming (to become bone cells or liver cells, for example) and to behave like embryonic stem cells, which can become anything your body needs. [...]

Book Excerpt: The Alchemy of You by Author Pat O’ Connell

PART A: PROBLEMS Chapter 2| Problems Desperately Seeking Solutions You have needs. This book has solutions. PART A of The Alchemy of YOU gets you from one to the other in a flash, without a lot of fuss. Quick-Reference Format Each chapter in this first section addresses a group of related issues that may concern [...]

Author Profile: Pat O’ Connell

Patricia Copley O’Connell is a professional writer with a gift for making complex subjects easy to understand. Her previous book for medical professionals—What Part of Menopause Don’t You Understand?–detailed cutting-edge advances in anti-aging and hormone therapy. She has appeared on Dallas area TV and ABC national radio. Q. Why did you decide to write this [...]