The Writer's Life

Vincent Zandri
Where you get exclusive content about my full-time writer's life (including my travels) plus the plain truth about publishing in the indie and hybrid era.
Created 12 Aug 2020
  • Are You a Writing Addict?
    04 Jul 2022
    If you're a writing addict like I admittedly am, you're probably guilty of a few things like wanting to write on your day off, forgetting to make money, and more. Oh, and you're probably divorced too....
  • 58 and Feeling Great!
    03 Jul 2022 1 3
    Birthdays are great opportunities to up your workout game...Here's a sample of Bis and Tris today on my 58th plus a 2.5 mile run. Stay healthy my friends! _____________________________________________...
  • A Hot-off-the-Typewriter Hard-boiled Serial!
    01 Jul 2022
    For the first time ever, I will be contributing a hard-boiled mystery to the Kindle Vella serial fiction platform as it's being written, just like the old Pulp Fiction writers of the 1930s, 40s, and 5...
  • Fun!
    30 Jun 2022
    It only stands to reason that if you're not having fun writing your book, then the reader, if only on a subconscious level, will also not have fun. It's like dating someone new. You'll know pretty qui...
  • eBooks Killing it Once Again!
    29 Jun 2022 1 0
    Kindle Unlimited just realized its largest payout to its authors and small presses ever. Around $45 million. You won't find this news being touted by the mainstream publishing news because it makes th...
  • The Ashes!
    28 Jun 2022 2 0
    Hey all, I don’t have a video today since the evil dentist (LOL actually, I love her to death) kept me in the chair far longer than I expected yesterday, but I have news about The Ashes, the sequel to...
  • Resurrection!
    27 Jun 2022 1 0
    Sometimes one or more of your books can fall behind in sales. When that happens to your traditionally published titles there's not a hell of a lot you can do about it. But when it happens to the IP th...
  • Luck!
    26 Jun 2022 1 0
    I happened to catch a writer on social media who posted pics of a recent book signing in NYC. The place was full of people. It was almost hard to believe. I've never heard of him before and I checked ...
  • Huge 2nd Amendment Ruling!
    24 Jun 2022 1 1
    The Supreme Court overruled restrictions on carry and conceal pistol permits in NY State today so that you no longer need to conceal. As a responsible pistol and gun owner I applaud the decision, but ...
  • Publishing's Dirty Little Secret!
    23 Jun 2022 1 0
    Publishing's dirty little secret is that the mainstream publishers only want on book per year from you. Sometimes every two years. I can't live on that kind of non-production even if they were advanci...
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