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Behind the Author

Carol Wyllie lives on an olive orchard in rural Northern California with her husband, dogs and rescue cats. She has been a writer all her life, beginning with fictional scripts as a young girl, then poems and short stories as a teenager. As a new mom, she created a series of children’s books for her two daughters. Chemo P!ssed Me Off is her first published work.

From Carol:


While I've been a writer all my life, Chemo Pissed Me Off became my first published book. It's not the book I ever thought I'd write, but there I was with all that fresh material. I thought, “if it helps one person, I will consider it a raving success.” It became an Amazon bestseller in breast cancer books. 

My second book, a children's book called Mad Dog and Alizard, is a story I told my kids when they were young. I'm thrilled it is finally a book everyone can enjoy. 

It became a bestseller and was such a hit, my illustrator and I teamed up again to bring you the sequel Mad Dog and Zat Cat. Now it's a series of three books.
Becoming a published author is a dream come true and I thank you endlessly for your support. 

Wishing you all happiness, good health and good books.



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Everything changed with three little words: You have cancer.
"My 51st year on earth didn't begin with a festive party celebrating the big 5-0, or that tropical vacation we'd planned. It began with chemo for cancer I no longer had in breast tissue they'd left behind."
Discover a path to healing and hope after a breast cancer diagnosis. Through relatable anecdotes, coping tricks, and personal reflection, author and two-time survivor, Carol Wyllie, offers invaluable insight, encouragement, and a few laughs for anyone going through cancer or any of life's challenges.
•Traditional and non-traditional treatment
•Tips and tricks learned along the way
•Gratitude and faith in the darkness
•A new normal for life

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What People Are Saying

This humorous approach to navigating some dark and devastating times not only lightens the burden of the cancer journey but demonstrates how to turn it into an opportunity for growth and a healthier future.
Chemo P!ssed Me Off is raw, real, and funny as it takes you on the road to finding gratitude and faith in the worst of times and cherishing every moment. You will refer to this roadmap again and again for the truths, treasures, and wisdom inside.

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