Kevin Fryling of InScope Magazine, recently published an article about Doug Zipes and his move to becoming a medical thriller writer.

The Indiana University School of Medicine’s weekly publication interviewed Dr Zipes, who is better known on campus for his pioneering in implementing pacemaker technology.

Doug Zipes gives a candid account of how he went about writing his first novel ‘The Black Widows’ and how despite a love of the written word, this was not to be as simple as he had first thought.

“It turns out that it’s not that easy”, recounts Doug, adding “Although I had written and published well over 800 medical articles and multiple textbooks, writing fiction is an entirely different challenge. I had to totally re-learn how to write in the genre.”

Read the article in full here.

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