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Tell Us A Story, Doctor.

Okay so yes, I’m a doctor and a novelist. But I’m not the first. In fact, there’s quite an impressive list of people who have put down the stethoscope and picked up the pen. Here are some of my favorites: (betcha didn’t realize all these writers were physicians, too…) John Keats (19th century English Romantic poet.) Anton Chekhov (Legendary Russian author & dramatist, who once said “Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress.”) Arthur Conan Doyle (Sir Arthur, if you please…Scottish writer, most famous as the creator of Sherlock Holmes.) W.Somerset Maugham (English playwright, novelist, and short story writer…was one of the most famous and wealthiest writers in the 1930s.) Robin Cook (American writer of bestselling medical thrillers like Coma, Outbreak, and Contagion.) Michael Crichton (Author of a little story called Jurassic Park.… Read the rest

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