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
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
Marilyn Vix will be one of four authors on the "Get Started Self Publishing" panel at the Clockwork Alchemy conference in Burlingame, CA this weekend. She will be talking about her experiences self-publishing her two novels and romantic shorts. This is a steampunk conference to the extreme. If you haven't attended before, registration begins on … Continue reading Author Appearance: Clockwork Alchemy Conference March 23
So, it's been a year since I've had a story published. It's because I've been working so hard writing rough drafts of new projects and writing children's fantasy fiction. I spent a good portion of last year finishing my children's fantasy book series with the fourth and last book. I'm proud to say, it's done … Continue reading Writing Update: Kpop Romance in the works and more!
This kernel of an idea has become an earworm today. It is an experience I had standing in line for lunch at the Las Vegas Writing Conference this weekend. I've been overwhelmed by the huge, receptive opportunities at this conference. Everyone is friendly to listen to ideas and keen for submissions. I even was intrigued … Continue reading Seize The Opportunity: Unlimit Your Writing
On November 15, National Novel Writing Month will be bringing together the most mighty of endurance novelists for an event that will define our generation forever. I'm speaking, of course, of NaNoWriMo's Night of Writing Dangerously. It's a write-a-thon, and it will take place at the beautiful Julia Morgan Ballroom in downtown San Francisco. With … Continue reading NANO 2015: ALIVE TO WRITE ANOTHER DAY! Support Marilyn Vix to Write Dangerously 2015
So you want to be a romance novelist? You've started that novel and you're working to getting it done. You've found a freelance editor, and got beta readers lined up. Good. You're on your way. It's time to commit even further. It's time to make your presence known, on the WEB. Oh god! How? You … Continue reading Starting Your On-Line Presence