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Here's a book to help you write those stories (or that memoir). It deals with problems unique to the medical environment.
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This is a practical, affordable text with all the information that I wish I'd had as a beginning writer. Available in print and e-book versions.
Want some diversion? Here are some short stories.
Why would a successful burn surgeon absolutely hate the French language? This story was published in Persimmon Tree.
From the Heart.
How much should a surgeon share her personal experience of illness with a patient? This short story was published in The Healing Muse, a publication of the Center for Bioethics at SUNY Syracuse.
All Coiled up and Hissing.
What are "lying in the road deaths"? And how does this relate to a snake lying on a bicycle path? This story weaves them together. It was published in Blood Orange Review.
A Few Small Moments
If you enjoyed these stories, check out my first short story collection by clicking this link, or finding it under my "Selected Works" to the right. Each story explores a "few small moments" in the intimate space in which surgeon and patient, surgeon and colleague, or professor and student come together. This book also includes a section for students interested in pursuing a career in surgery.