PRLog - April 30, 2014 - JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi Author Darden North was recently featured in Mississippi Business Journal. The author of the piece, Martin Willoughby mentioned Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule for becoming an expert. Gladwell’s theory is that it takes 10,000 hours to achieve expert status in any endeavor. Willoughby praised Dr. North’s perseverance in achieving expert status in two fields of endeavor – medicine and writing.
Author Darden North
“There is no innovation without imagination,”
Dr. Darden North practices medicine full-time as an obstetrician/
He also writes mysteries and medical thrillers. ‘Wiggle Room’ is his recently released fourth novel. North’s first two novels, ‘House Call’ and ‘Points of Origin’, have received national book awards, most notably an IPPY in Southern Fiction for ‘Points of Origin.’ His third medical thriller, ‘Fresh Frozen’, is in film development and received five national writing awards: the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards -- Winner, Best Cover Design and Finalist, Regional Fiction; the 2009 San Francisco Book Festival – Honorable Mention in General Fiction; 2009 New Generation Indie Book Awards -- Finalist, Best Cover Design Fiction, and Finalist, Regional Fiction. His first three books have been nominated in Fiction by the Mississippi Institute for Arts and Letters.
'Wiggle Room' has received high praise. Robert Dugoni, New York Times best-selling author of 'The Conviction', said: "A rollercoaster ride of murder, intrigue, and plot twists, 'Wiggle Room' keeps (readers) turning the pages to the final, climactic finish." Carolyn Haines, author of 'Bonfire of The Vanities' called the book "An action-packed, edge-of-the-
Darden North is available for media interviews, book clubs, personal appearances and book signings. He can be contacted using the information below or by email at email@example.com. All of his books are available at most online book retailers including Amazon and Barnes and Noble. More information is available at his website at http://www.DardenNorth.com.
About Dr. Darden North:
Darden North, MD, is a board-certified obstetrician/
North presented at the 2013 Killer Nashville writing conference discussing the construction of medical thrillers and mysteries and served on the faculty of the 2010 Southern Expressions Authors Conference. He has been a panelist at “Murder in the Magic City” (Birmingham, AL), “Author! Author! Celebration of the Written Word” (Shreveport LA), “Murder on the Menu” (Wetumpka, AL), and “Thriller Author Panel – 2008 SIBA Trade Show” (Mobile, AL).