“Writing Process Blog Hop”–every time I read that, my brain tries to turn it into a bunch of writers in a school gymnasium, engaged in scribal dance rituals. Considering how many of us (alas, me included) are out of shape from BICFOK (butt in chair, fingers on keyboard), there’s a lot of huffing and puffing and boob bouncing. Feel free to imagine me hopping while I type this. I promise, I’m wearing appropriate breast support!
But what is a blog hop, actually? We toss the term out like so many others and assume newbies and readers know what it means. Maybe some do. It’s not a complicated concept: a group of bloggers agree to a topic, someone writes a post, and tags other authors who’ve agreed to post, they post, lather rinse repeat. It’s actually more of a blog tree than a hop for authors. It’s the readers who (theoretically) travel from post to post to see what we all say. So readers, if you’re hopping, please dress responsibly! Read On