Are you thinking of self-publishing? Take it from me. It can be daunting to do all that is needed. Writing, editing, formatting, cover designs. However, there is a secret to self-publishing. What is it? You don’t have to do it all yourself. You can hire out many of the steps. Today, I’d like to go … Continue reading Why Should A Self-Published Author Hire An Ebook Formatting Company?
So, back in December last year when All Romance Ebooks (ARe) closed, I followed all the news, links and hoopla that ensued. Authors lost their money owed unless they took a pay out deal of 10 cents on the dollar that was owed. Readers had only mere days to download their titles before the website … Continue reading All Romance Ebooks (ARe) Update On Closure and Lori James
I'm proud to announce that the Never Marry A Warlock Omnibus edition has won an honorable mention at the 2017 San Francisco Book Festival. I'm very proud of this accomplishment and am thankful to the SFBF for this honor. For more information about the festival and to see a listing of the announcement, please click … Continue reading Never Marry A Warlock Omnibus Wins Honorable Mention At 2017 San Francisco Book Festival
I recently attended a book launching panel with my local RWA group, Silicon Valley RWA, yesterday. I had some interesting a-ha moments that I realize I need to share. I felt this way due to the fact that all authors now, whether traditional published, self-published or a hybrid need to be aware how to do marketing … Continue reading Marketing Versus Sales: A Writer’s Take on AMS ads
Marilyn Vix will be speaking on the self-publishing panel at the AODSF conference at the Santa Clara Marriot Hotel on Sunday, March 19 at 10am-11am Live Event Rm 4. Come find out the exact steps you'll need for self-publishing you're own book. From your beginning ideas to pushing the button to self publish, Marilyn Vix will … Continue reading Marilyn Vix Speaking On Self-Publishing March 19 at AODSF
So, I got a request from an International News agency this morning for an opportunity to be interviewed. Unfortunately, I happened to wake up late, and I'm on the West Coast three hours behind New York. So, they interviewed another author. But it was still exciting to see a reporter request for info on the … Continue reading ARe Closure: Aftermath Continues
I'd like to thank everyone that came out yesterday to the Barnes and Noble to support my RWA local chapter. I sold all of my books but one, and met some wonderful people yesterday. Next weekend on Saturday the 10th, we'll be having a second round with more authors. This time I'll be helping out … Continue reading Appearance @ San Jose Library Book Fair Dec. 4, 2016
I've always liked being a rebel. I'm a bit of a control freak. I've been self-publishing since 2007 with another genre. I've sat at the back table of writing conferences working on craft, and networking ideas with other authors. Most of the time, I hear lectures of the old traditional process of the publishing industry. … Continue reading A Brave New World is Dawning In 2014 For Self-Publishing