As you may or may not have noticed, the name of my blog has changed! What was once “Brigid Writes Things” is now called “WordFare”.
Why the name change?
I never really liked the title “Brigid Writes Things”. I always thought it was too boring/generic, and I don’t think it’s fun or attention-grabbing.
Not only did I want a more catchy title for my blog, but I also wanted to make it clearer that this blog is not just all about me. (Don’t worry, I’ll still post plenty of things about myself, though. *hairflip*) I wanted a new title that conveyed a broader sense of what the blog is about. It’s not just about me, but about discussing writing and helping other writers!
I’ve been trying to come up with a better blog title for a long time. I tried thinking of lots of clever writing-related puns, but nothing good ever came to mind––a lot of ideas I had were already taken, or they just didn’t “click”.
Then today, I was taking a walk and the phrase “WordFare” popped into my head as I was trying to think of blog titles. I like the sound of it––it kind of sounds like “warfare” but … not. So it’s kind of a pun, I guess … ?
But also, I looked up the etymology of “fare” (I’m a huge word nerd, sue me) and found out it’s derived from the Old English word “fær” which means “journey” or “road”. So, the combination of “WordFare” seemed like a cool title to me since it could be interpreted as like, a “journey” of words.
Hopefully you all like the new title, and I hope the transition isn’t too confusing!