About this blog

Updated April 2020.

This blog is now is six years old. While, like many bloggers, I wrote more posts in the first two years, I’ve never let a month go by with no posts.  I’m still here because I still have things to say and things I want to share. And while I have readers who are not bloggers and (and I’m glad to have them), most of the people I interact with here (in comments) are other WordPress bloggers.  This is my first ( and only) blog and I knew nothing when I started, least of all that bloggers form connections with other bloggers.

I initially chose the name WriterInSoul after running several potential blog names by WordPress and, not surprisingly, finding all of them already taken (many, many, MANY people start blogs). WriterInSoul was the first one I typed in that was available, hence the name.

When I consider what I’m doing here  (on WordPress) I  see it as revealing my truest self: in my essence I am a writer. That is what I mean by WriterInSoul. I have to write whether anyone sees it or not. Although seen is the preferred way.

I talk a little bit more about my writing and why I started the blog in my first ever post.

I only write what I feel like writing on the blog. And, since Day One, I never set out to teach anybody anything. When I started I thought I’d write a lot of introspective prose, and while I have and do, humor is most prevalent (I know this because WordPress shows a nice graphic or “cloud” on the right side of the main page that says so).

I hope you’ll look around and see if the blog is to your liking.

Colette
aka WriterInSoul

P.S. WordPress tells me that they post occasional ads on my blog, ads I can’t see (when I’m signed in) so I don’t know how weird/inappropriate/icky they might be. I am sorry but since I am cheap frugal I won’t pony up the money to make them go away.😁

45 thoughts on “About this blog

  1. anntogether.com

    I have pages of blog names before I arrived at the obvious one form me – and when I decided upon it – I couldn’t believe it wasn’t taken already – I like your blog name, it’s just ‘write’ 😉
    AnnMarie

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    1. writerinsoul Post author

      Well thanks! I think I may have been confused and didn’t realize the blog name could be different from my user name. But coming up with TWO unused names would have really taxed me. Glad you got yours. –Colette

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      1. anntogether.com

        Sadly, I wasn’t confused – I couldn’t believe some of the names I thought of were taken – some of the names were kind of quirky…many quirky people out there – I guess that’s what makings blogging so very interesting!
        AnnMarie

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  2. Curlydaz

    After reading your ‘boys don’t make passes’ article a few things occurred to me. Your eyelid looks fine in your picture (as eyelids go.)
    That women in glasses look attractive, sometimes more so, than those without (not that this could or should have any bearing on a woman’s reason for choosing to wear them.)
    Finally, you are funny, observant and sharp as a tack – thanks for brightening up the blogosphere.

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    1. writerinsoul Post author

      Ain’t you sweet?! (Sincerely, thank you. What a generous compliment. You too seem observant and not just for saying that!) I am happy to report no eyelid deformity – can’t remember what my complaint was – and agree with your take on glasses. It helps that styles are SO much improved since those of decades ago

      I’m liking what I’m reading on your blog too; more comments and likes sure to come.

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  3. Dennis Wagoner

    I have been enjoying your blog for quite some time now so I have nominated you for the Liebster Award. If you wish, you can look at the rules on my blog post which will pop in at about 2am EDT on 10/5. If you choose not to, that is no problem. Just to say, you have a very good blog and I enjoy the reads!

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  4. ninamishkin

    Terrific “About” intro, Colette. I also very much enjoyed the piece about walking to your lifeguard job with your mother — and shall certainly return to read more! 😀

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  5. markbialczak

    You liked a comment I made today, so I clicked on your name and checked on your blog. I just gave myself a Christmas present. You have a new follower. Keep up the interesting writing. Merry and Happy, writerinsoul.

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  6. JC

    Thanks for liking my reply to Running From This Place. You’ve got a nice site. I took your advice and read some of Short Thoughts. It’s amazing how you can say so much in just a few lines!

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  10. Intuition Calling!

    Every once in a while when I need a great laugh I look for one of your posts but alas and alack, there has been no sightings of any posts from our dear Colette. My only thought could be that you have been on an extended vacation where wifi does not exist in some exotic locale…

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