Monthly Archives: June 2014

Approaching the end of my SWLP 30 Day Challenge

Next Monday is the end of my 30DC with John Williams and his team at Screw Work Let’s Play (he’s written a great book with the same title.) Whilst on the face of it, it may seem that I’ve failed … Continue reading

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‘Voice’ and editing

What a nightmare it is. On one hand the advice is to use short sentences, remove cliches and passive sentences etc. and yet every day language seems to contain passive sentences all the time. I noticed this listening to news … Continue reading

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Obstructions towards goals or challenges

Many people think that fear of failure is a block in the path of achieving a goal. Failure is easy to understand; your inner critic says ‘I told you so’ and wags it’s finger. Failure is a self-fulfilling prophesy; you … Continue reading

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Meeting challenges is a mind-set

Something struck me this week and I’ve been mulling it over. Perhaps I’m in a mid-challenge slump but I think meeting challenges is a mind-set. Habits are formed by repeated behaviours; if we do something repeatedly we create a ‘groove’ … Continue reading

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Using Social Media including Blogging

I know how newbie bloggers feel when they hesitate hitting the ‘Publish’ button; I still hesitate. I took part in a webinar this week and a great part of the discussion was about social media and blogging. Quite rightly the … Continue reading

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Using video streams

On my 30 Day Challenge with Screw Work Let’s Play, I’m learning that I have to embrace marketing. The very thought of marketing sends a shiver down my spine – it’s been hard enough for me to get ‘out there’ … Continue reading

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New story available today

I am pleased to say I have another short story available today – Restless Spirits on http://alfiedog.com/products-page/caroline-scott-collins/ If you choose to download it, I hope you enjoy it.

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