Pieces of Mind: Fictional Truths & Non-Fictional Lies about Writing and the Writing Life

Pieces of Mind: Fictional Truths & Non-Fictional Lies about Writing and the Writing Life

Pieces of Mind: Fictional Truths & Non-Fictional Lies about Writing and the Writing Life

Featuring a brand new introduction by the author on how he willingly gave up his birthright as the heir apparent to a multi-million dollar commercial construction firm in order to pursue his writing passion, Pieces of Mind contains essays on topics as diverse as lost love, sex, divorce, coping with a child's severe depression, experiencing Carnival in Venice, to sharing a first beer with your teenage son. 

But every word is delivered under the umbrella of a full-time fiction writer and freelance journalist trying to make sense of the lush world that surrounds him.
You'll also find "how to" pieces about:
--Going exclusively indie
--Staying exclusively traditional
--Hybrid authorship.
You'll discover how:
--Zandri sold 100,000 books in a single month
--To keep on writing when you don't even want to get out of bed in the morning.
--How to weather the inevitable publishing downturns.
Originally featured in publications such as Conor Friedersdorf's Culture 11 Magazine, Literarily Speaking, Writer's Digest, and other now archived pieces originally written for The Vincent Zandri Vox, these essays will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and think. Most of all they will want to make you drop everything to write your own story, be it fiction, non-fiction, or a fictional truth.
From the ITW Thriller and PWA Shamus Award Winning author of the No. 1 Bestselling novels, THE REMAINS and EVERYTHING BURNS, as well as new bestsellers like THE ASHES, ORCHARD GROVE and THE EMBALMER, comes the first in a series of books ON WRITING.
Brand new from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Vincent Zandri comes a non-fiction volume that will hold special appeal for those writers, new or established, who've enjoyed books on writing by Stephen King, Charles Bukowski, Scott Nicholson, Chris Fox, and more.

Grab this exciting book now! 

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"Sensational...Masterful...Brilliant." --New York Post
"The action never wanes." --Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
"Gritty, fast-paced, lyrical and haunting." --Harlan Coben, bestselling author of Six Years
"Tough, stylish, heartbreaking." --Don Winslow, bestselling author of Savages
"Non-stop action." --I Love a Mystery
"Vincent Zandri nails reader's attention." --Boston Herald
"(Zandri) demonstrates an uncanny knack for exposition, introducing new characters and narrative possibilities with the confidence of an old pro...Zandri does a superb job interlocking puzzle pieces." --The San Diego Union-Tribune

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