Last month I was invited to join the My Writing Process Tour by Janet at Wag ‘N’ Woof Pets. Unfortunately, it was during the time I was moving my blog from wordpress to being self-hosted and I did not want to commit to something that I might not be able to follow throw with. Sadly, I had to decline.
Last week Hawk invited me to join and this time I was able to accept. Thanks so much to Hawk for the second chance.
By the way, do you know Hawk? He and the brown dawgs have been pals for years. He is another Chesapeake Bay Retriever and his blog was one of the first ones that I started to follow yeas ago.
Now down to business and down to the point of the tour.
I am supposed to answer three questions and then invite some bloggers to join the tour.
1. What am I working on?
This time of year I write about our adventures hunt testing, including our training.
I have also been working on my Canine Health Screening Series (more about that in the next answer).
2. Why do I write what I do?
I hope that my blog will help people understand the value of a trained retriever. Most people have never heard of “hunt tests” and to be honest, until I went to my first one, I hadn’t either. But from the moment I watched a well-trained dog do what it was bred to do, I was hooked. I hope my blog helps readers to see the value in purposefully bred working dogs.
I started my Canine Health Screening Series to help puppy buyers understand some of the tests that are available to breeders to screen for inherited diseases. I began with some of the screening tests our dogs have had. Eventually, I hope to move on to some other tests for diseases that are not prevalent in Chessies.
3. How does my writing process work?
Normally I let our activities dictate my posts. Sometimes I am inspired by an event, sometimes a picture, and sometimes hubby gives me ideas. I hate to admit it, but usually I write my posts right before I post them.
The exception is my Health Screening Series. Those posts require some research and editing. I try to have those posts completed a few days before I intend to post them so that I can revise as I feel necessary.
Now I am pleases to introduce the writers that accepted my invitation to the tour:
We Live In A Flat Donna and her people live in Singapore and have great walking adventures. Donna was an adult dog when she was adopted and her people have done a great job working with her on tricks and her obedience. Donna’s people also take some awesome photos.
How I Adopted Your Brother I actually met this blogger in person so right away I thought of her for the tour. Gabi has a house full of dogs and a cat too. Among her dogs are Icelandic Sheepdogs. Super cute. 🙂 She shows the Icelandics and does obedience and other dogs sports with all of her dogs. She also takes in the occasional foster.
The Barks And Bytes hop is for anything at all and all bloggers are welcome. You don’t have to be a dog blog to join. Why not try it out!
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