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
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!