Robert Tell is a full time writer who nurtured his creative writing habit while working as a hospital administrator, health planning agency executive, health policy professor, and business owner. His published books of fiction and poetry are described below.
Tell's award winning poetry, columns, articles, and creative non-fiction have appeared in many periodicals. Copyrighted selections may appear from time to time on his personal website.
Tell was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and was educated in Public Health and English at Columbia and Long Island Universities. He and his wife live in Farmington Hills, Michigan and winter in Boynton Beach, Florida.
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Police Story (and Other Spooky Story Poems)
by Robert Tell
Price: $0.99 USD. 3850 words.
Published on January 13, 2011. Fiction.
Read these lighthearted verse adventures out loud on Halloween, around the campfire, or anytime just for fun. A Werewolf stalks New York in "Police Story." "Gorfagog" is a thirty-ton monster frog. "Why the Willow Weeps" explains the mythological origins of the weeping willow. "Higby Hyscorer," is off to the moon again. And in "Halloween Golf," a skull is found in the bunker at the 14th hole. Enjoy
The Medical Director's Divorce and Other Stories
by Robert Tell
Price: $2.99 USD. 32430 words.
Published on December 25, 2010. Fiction.
In today's complex hospitals life and death events occur around the clock. Hospitals are also places where love affairs can happen, ambition can get thwarted, and greed and ego can motivate action—just like in all other human activities. This book is a collection of dramatic and entertaining stories and vignettes about doctors, caregivers, patients, employees and executives
Thirsty Planet, A Novel
by Robert Tell
Price: Free! 88610 words.
Published on February 5, 2010. Fiction.
Join Zoe Reuel and Moss Leder as they find love and common purpose in a world that's lost its future. Stay with them as they battle powerful enemies determined to frustrate their scheme to save their THIRSTY PLANET. If you enjoy political fiction thrillers, you won't want to miss this fast moving multi-century whodunnit. It's a novel about broken politics with theological overtones.
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Smashwords book reviews by Robert Tell
- Meditations: Between the Light and the Storm
on Aug. 28, 2012
This is a remarkable little book whether you currently meditate, would like to begin, or just enjoy reading tranquil and lovely prose with a focus on the natural world. Marcia Borell's language is superbly crafted to meet all of these needs. It is a beautiful prose poem from beginning to end.