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
I am proud to announce that Everything For Love: Time Rogues Book 1 has won the 2018 Global Ebook Award GOLD MEDAL in the PARANORMAL category. I am so excited and overwhelmed with this honor. I've been self-publishing and working on books since 2007, starting with children's fantasy adventure books and moving into paranormal romance. … Continue reading Everything For Love Has Won The 2018 Global Ebook Award Gold Medal in the Paranormal Category!
So, it's come to my attention that there are pirate sites out in cyberspace that have listings for my books. Which is kind of sad. It shows disrespect for the authors and how much work is put into a novel or novella. Loads of hours and sometimes years of work, stolen. But many of these … Continue reading Message from Marilyn Vix: Beware of Pirate Sites with MY BOOKS!
So, back when this all happened in December 2016, I was an author that had a minimal amount owed to me by All Romance Ebooks, like around $10. I didn't want to take a settlement that was emailed to me that would give me 10 cents on the dollar. I have since chosen not to … Continue reading All Romance Ebooks (ARe) Bankruptcy and Closure Update July 2018
It was confirmed today at the welcoming breakfast by Katherine Falk that this will be the last RT for her and her husband. She will be retiring after thirty-five years of bringing romance readers, writers, cover models, editors and publishers all together to share their love of romance books at the Romantic Times Conference. The … Continue reading Breaking Romance News: Just announced Reno RT 2018 will be the last RT conference