Micah: Their blog began as a fun and creative record of their life together in Chicago and expanded to include reviews, giveaways, resources and information. The Lady had back surgery with complications in June and is still not back to 100%. You can read Sandra and Dolly's writing tour post here.
Merci: We have to answer three questions and then pass on the tour to three other bloggers.
Buddy: Now here is where things become a bit delicate. Jan claims the blog is hers so she should get to answer the writing questions. But she turned over the blog to us and we have done all the work, so we will answer the questions.
Marcus: So what are the three questions?
Cameron: 1) What are we working on?
Cyndi: Well, that's easy. We're working on more blog posts. There's a group surprise post later this month. We did a guest post on Team Beaglebratz last Friday. It might be fun to write more guest posts, but we're not sure we'll have the time. We will be doing more reviews, which are always interesting to write. We don't have specifics yet, but ideas for other writing adventures are percolating around our heads while we maintain the blog.
Sam: Percolating? No wonder I feel like bobbing my head in time to music I can't hear. I would suggest the concept of swimming, but Buddy would complain he's got water in his ears.
Percy: And of course we Funny Farmer Felines are always working on future cat blogger interviews for Mousebreath.com. Those are fun but a lot of time and work. And we not only put together an interview but we volunteer Jan to make an original graphic to publish with each one.
Micah: Of course, she might not do any more for us after we cut her out of this interview.
Rusty: 2) Why do I – strike that. Why do we write what we do?
Merci: Hmmm, we never thought about that. Possibly because readers enjoy what we write? What do the rest of you think?
Sam: Well, of course we wouldn't write the blog if we didn't have readers with a sense of humor.
Cameron: There's also the need to express ourselves. We needed an outlet and writing the blog fills that voice.
Cyndi: Don't you mean writing fills that void, Cameron? No, guess voice is correct. We do talk a lot! And how would we meet so many nice furries and humans if we didn't write a blog?
Percy: 3) How does our writing process work?
Buddy: Pretty well, actually. We tried to write this like the other writing process posts we read but we drew a blank after the first sentence. So we decided to let the creative juices flow and write in our own intimidating style.
Percy: Psst, Buddy. I think you mean inimitable style. Defying imitation or matchless.
Buddy: Yes, perhaps, but intimidating works too. You'll notice when we told Jan we were doing this writing process tour on our own, she didn't argue, just left us alone. She's intimidated.
Marus: She is? I thought she's leaving us alone because you locked her outside in the dog pen – without a key.
Buddy: Never mind. Let's carry on without her.
Merci: We work best as a team. We start with a photo or an idea and throw out comments while Percy, our nimblest typist, tries to keep up with our chatter.
Cyndi: Of course, it isn't all tossing ideas at each other. We have to research, check blogs and details and figure out what photos, if any, we want to use.
Rusty: We are nominating these three blogs to carry on the Writing Process Blog Tour.
1) We have followed Mark's Mews for years. We cried when TBT (The Big Thing) lost Skeeter and then LC, and rejoiced when Ayla, Isa and Marley joined the family. They always have great photographs and stories.
2) The Whiskeratti. The theme of the Whiskeratti blog is “A Tale of Two Tails: Toby & Leia meow on life and current events.” We enjoy their photos and tails … er, tales. Toby has a problem with an Ebil Introoder in his yard. We're still scratching our heads (claws sheathed, of course) over Leia's nickname, Queen of the Q-Tips. But don't worry, we'll get to the bottom of it.
The Opinionated Pussycat. Daddy Kiril is their human companion, but he has a lot to say too. Daddy Kiril has been through some major life changes since we began reading this blog. Health problems, a broken ankle from rescuing a kitty, a move from California to Texas, the loss of Nikita, and a new job. He's rather like the Energizer Bunny, he just keeps going, despite continual setbacks and roadblocks. We can't help but be inspired by his tenacity.