Author Archives: Caroline Scott Collins

About Caroline Scott Collins

Writer and artist

Happy May Bank Holiday!

We’ve had lovely sunny April weather, here in the U.K., if a bit chilly, and now we’re around to the bank holiday and the weather is a bit duller. So perhaps not quite beach weather – unless you’re very hardy. … Continue reading

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A short promotion

A Charming Bequest – Researching a family story, Sophie finds more than she expected. A slightly erotic, contemporary romance. https://bit.ly/3dGJz93

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A Charming Bequest

A Charming Bequest – Researching a family story, Sophie finds more than she expected. A slightly erotic, contemporary romance. https://bit.ly/3dGJz93

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Promoting and marketing thoughts

I’ve posted before about how the inspiration and actual writing of a book can be tricky enough, but at least once you get a manuscript written then you have something to work with. You refine and hone it. You find … Continue reading

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Do you dream of writing and publishing a book?

One November, about a decade ago, every day I wrote for a couple of hours – 2500-3000 words. I’d read about NaNoWritMo and tried the principle. I found that getting into the daily writing habit, with a deadline for finishing … Continue reading

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Just write

I have a terrible habit of pondering. I’ve wanted to get down to writing again for ages (I won’t admit how long) but for many reasons I’ve just not been able to. At one point, I got 30000 words into … Continue reading

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Passive Learning

I like reading stories where I learn something. Because of this, I like to research topics or visit places I’m including in my stories so that I base them on fact and I am presenting something true the reader might … Continue reading

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Self-understanding

I have a couple of mantras I live by and I didn’t recognise until recently how I came to create them: If it’s regarding making a decision it’s… ‘If I don’t know what to do, I do nothing.’ This generally … Continue reading

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A Blogger with nothing to say?

I haven’t posted for months again, but then one of my mantras is If I have nothing interesting to say, I won’t say anything. I’ve been undertaking a personal learning journey the last few months which I’m sure some of … Continue reading

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I learned a new term today – ‘Slashie’

I’ve been absent from my blog again and I know things have to change. I go by the adage that if I have nothing useful to say then I don’t say anything. I do the same with decisions; if I … Continue reading

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