In the middle of April, Amazon announced it's new serial publishing platform to be connected and managed through KDP by authors. Curious that this may be a fit for one of my novel projects, I checked out the options and decided to go with publishing through this new format. Since this is a new venture and … Continue reading What is Vella? A Look at Amazon’s New Serial Publishing Platform
It is now available. All of my self-publishing knowledge over the last thirteen years. I've been at this self-publishing thing for awhile now. And I've learned a lot. It's been called a gold rush by some, from about 2009 to 2011, and beyond. I would say that was mostly due to KDP, Kindle Digital Publishing, … Continue reading Interested in Self-Publishing Romance? I Just Wrote the Book On It!
So, some exciting news everyone. It is on the way. The sequel to Never Marry A Warlock is done and in the editing process as I write this. It's called: Never Date A Vampire. In the next few weeks, it will be feverishly put through all the writing steps to get it ready for everyone … Continue reading Never Date A Vampire, Sequel to Never Marry A Warlock, is on the way!
Just announced! Marilyn Vix will be speaking at this year's 2019 Silicon Valley Comic Con on the Self-Publishing panels and the Marketing Your Book Panel on Sunday, August 18. The self-publishing panel will be in Rm 111 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Come and find out how you can start self publishing. The panel will go … Continue reading Marilyn Vix Will Be On Self-Publishing & Marketing Panels at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019
I love this time of year. It’s time to start thinking of summer reads. I had a chance to interview a fabulous, new author that has written a sizzling romance for your summer reading list. Deidre-Ann Anderson is a Jamaican author and freelance writer. She’s believed in hard work her whole life, and has dived … Continue reading Interview with Deidre – Ann Anderson
So, I have to admit, of the things I've had to research, this was one of the most fun things I've done. Last weekend, I was able to go on a paranormal investigation tour with Nick Groff from Paranormal Lockdown (formerly on Ghost Adventures). The investigation tour was held on the Queen Mary in Long … Continue reading I Went on a Paranormal Investigation to Research My New Novel: My Experience on Nick Groff’s Tour on the Queen Mary
Greetings everyone. I know it's been what seems like a year of absence for me, but I promise you I've been writing up a storm. I have been working on a kpop romance novel that hopefully will be turning into something soon. Plus, I've been working on a sequel with Lynda Belle for "Thankful In … Continue reading A Look Towards 2019: What to Expect from Marilyn Vix
So, I love doing NaNoWriMo in November each year, but I've found I'm not always up to the hard push it takes to get that 50k written. I've won NaNo twice now. I know I can make the 50k if I really want to, but it does cause me to burn out and not write … Continue reading My Approach to NaNoWriMo 2018: Finding Inspiration This Year
I am very upset today. A place I have called my online home since 2009 has been recently bought by a company called VerticalScope, Inc. and all hell has broken loose on the board. This place is known as Kboards.com Writer's Cafe. And I have learned what I know about self-publishing a lot from this … Continue reading The Death of Kboards.Com: My Indie Publishing Home Implodes
Want to get started in self-publishing? Live in or near the Silicon Valley? Well then, you're invited to a free self-publishing panel event at the San Jose Library at the Martin Luther King Jr. branch in downtown San Jose. Marilyn Vix will be on this fabulous panel that will go over the steps to self-publishing … Continue reading Upcoming Author Appearance: Marilyn Vix will be on a self-publishing panel at the Career & Business Center in the MLKJr. Library in Downtown San Jose