Speaking Engagements/Appearances

MarilynVix1Marilyn Vix is available to speak for conference panels, book stores, and book clubs. She has experience with speaking at several book stores and a conference panel over the last few years. She has been an elementary school teacher for 18 years. She has been writing romance for over 3 years and children’s books for 10 years.


Marilyn Vix speaking on the Romance/Fantasy panel at the San Jose Library Local 2016 Literature Book Fair.

Marilyn can give talks on how to write romance and how to self-publish in the 21st century. She can also discuss the ups and downs of writing children’s books. She has vast experience in promoting. She can do a talk on how to promote your book with an emphasis on romance and children’s books. She has run several blog tours for her pen names over the years, and several multi-author promo events. She can negotiate fees, often doing a free talk with the chance to sell her books.

***Note: Due to Corona Virus shutdowns and cancelled cons, Marilyn Vix is available for online talks and appearances. Available through Zoom & other online conferencing media.


Marilyn Vix speaking on the self-publishing panel at AODSF 2017.     Photo courtesy of Jessica @justjukka

Marilyn has been a self-published author since 2007, and has learned a lot in her writing journey. She has written in three genres, children’s literature, paranormal romance, and erotic romances. She plays Gaelic harp at the Renaissance Fairs in several locations through out Northern California. If you are interested in her joining your panel or discussion, please email at: tiff(at)tiffmeister.net .

Get Ready Push Button-FinalEbookPlus, if you are interested in hearing what she has to say, you can now buy her new self-publishing guide: “Get Ready to Push the Button: A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing”, written under her children’s book pen name, Tiffany Turner. Filled with her thirteen years of self-publishing knowledge, find out how to:

-Discovering if this self-publishing path is for you.
-Terms & tips you’ll need to navigate the self-publishing world.
-Preparing your manuscript with an easy to follow list of steps.
-How to find the people to help you self-publish such as beta readers, editors, cover designers, formatters and self-publishing platforms.
-What to set up before you self-publish.
-Launching your book.
-Maintaining your self-publishing empire after your first book.

“Get Ready to Push the Button: A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing” is available at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com, Apple/iBooks, and Rakuten/Kobo.


Marilyn Vix with fellow romance authors, Kate Allure, Heatherly Bell, and Jennae Vale at the Alpha Versus Beta Romance Hero Debate on August 14, 2016 at the Barnes and Noble Book Store in Dublin, CA.

Upcoming Personal Appearance:

  • Mystical Minds Convention
  • Oct. 8th-9th, 2022
  • Holiday Inn-Dublin/Pleasanton at 6680 Regional St. Dublin, CA
  • Presenting Basic Paranormal Equipment Talk with updated investigation evidence from Virginia City Investigation
  • Will be hosting and leading the Paranormal Investigation Techniques Panel.
  • Will also have a table set up with my books. Come by and meet Marilyn Vix in person.

Past In-Person Appearance:

  • Mystical Minds Convention
  • Feb. 19-20, 2022
  • Holiday Inn 1350 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95112   
  • Saturday at 2:30pm to 3:30pm: Basic Paranormal Equipment Presentation
  • Sunday: Spirit Communication Panel

Past Virtual Appearances:

  • Clockwork Alchemy from the Aether (Virtual Steampunk Conference)
  • June 12-13, 2021
  • Two presentations:
  • Self-Publishing Presentation will be Sat. at 4pm – 5pm.
  • Ghost Hunting Basics will be on Sun. at 3pm – 4pm.

Here is the link to register for Clockwork Alchemy 2021.

Here is the link for the schedule of Clockwork Alchemy 2021.

Virtual Fanime 2021

  • Will be talking on the Self-Publishing Panel on Sunday, May 30 at 11am PDT.
  • Virtual Panel Room 1


For Registration and Panel Information, VISIT THE FANIME WEBSITE HERE!

San Mateo Library 2020 Romance Month Event:

In August 2020, Marilyn Vix participated in a virtual celebration of romance in partnership with the San Mateo Library. Here is the link to the read-aloud of the author. She presents her most popular book, “Never Marry A Warlock” in a 5-min read. 

Link to YOUTUBE VIDEO OF MARILYN’S Presentation!

Past In-person Engagements(Pre-Pandemic):

  • Salon Romance Author Talk: December 2019
  • Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019: Self Publishing Panel, Self Publishing Marketing Panel
  • Fanime: Self-Publishing Panel 2017, 2019
  • March 23, 2018-Clockwork Alchemy-Getting Started Self Publishing Panel, 6-7pm, in the Sandpebble C rm
  • Marilyn Vix will be at the upcoming Romantic Times Conference in Reno, NV in mid-May, 2018 More information to come!
  • Marilyn Vix will be at the Tartan Day celebration at Ardenwood Farm in Fremont, CA on April 7, 2018. Come out and meet her, and experience Scottish and Celtic culture, and maybe meet a few men and women that know how to swing a sword.
  1. Local Lit Festival 2017
  • Downtown San Jose Martin Luther King Jr. Library
  • Dec. 10, 2017 Rm 225
  • 2-5pm
  • Come meet 25 local authors. Listen to panels on a range of subjects and purchase books for the Holidays. Get signed copies from the authors and give the gift of reading.

2.  San Francisco Comic Con 2017

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2.  Friday, Sept. 1
  3.  Self-Publishing Panel at 7pm -8pm Rm 3010

2) San Jose Public Library (SJPL) Works: Career and Business Center