Haiku by Dog / Haiku by Cat now on Dogster / Catster

Wordless Wednesday

When I began blogging five years ago, my fans told me they loved my work: “You should get this stuff published!”

What they meant was published for real. Like in a magazine or book.

It became a goal of mine. A dream. To reach a wide audience for my words. To share my photography. To get paid for my creativity.

Yesterday, I took a huge step in that direction. My Haiku by Dog and Haiku by Cat were highlighted on the home page of Catster.com and Dogster.com. My Haiku stories will be a regular feature–going up on those sites every two weeks.

I am now an official contributing writer, with my own author page on each site. I am a published author in an online magazine. For real.

Next goal: book author.

And here’s where I say thank you to everyone who encouraged me, believed in my work, and helped me along the way. Too many of you to list: family, friends and fans. Purrs and headbonks, waggy tails and shlorby doggy kisses to all of you.

Today, we’re participating in the Wordless Wednesday blog hop. (I know, I used a few extra words today.) Take a look at some of the great (and most likely less wordy) blogs who are also participating.

Blog Paw Wordless Wednesday

39 Comments on "Haiku by Dog / Haiku by Cat now on Dogster / Catster"

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  1. slimdoggy says:

    Congratulations – we love your Haiku so I’m so glad you’re going to get a wider audience!

  2. Oh wow!!! Congrats!!!!! I love Dogster and Catset! I will keep an eye out!!!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

  3. Kuruk says:

    Condogulations/Concatulations! Do you think they would like my haiku toowooowooooo? Ku of Haiku By Ku

  4. Now that’s some great news!

  5. jan says:

    Congratulations, you are indeed the Haiku Laureate.

  6. I am so happy for you! Congratulations! We will now have another online place to read your work – wonderful!

  7. Gilligan says:

    Congratulations! That’s one small step for dog, one giant leap… for catkind? But seriously, great job! *wags*

  8. da tabbies o trout towne says:

    total lee rockin awesum guys !!! conga ratz two yur mom ♥♥♥

  9. Congrats! I thought it looked familiar.

  10. Sharon S. says:

    Congratulations! It’s rewarding to achieve a goal like this. Best luck with your future book.

  11. That’s so wonderful congratulations! Mom is jealous of course, so now she has something to work for! Love Dolly

  12. Emma says:

    Congratulations, that is wonderful!

  13. Congratulations! Such a fabulous opportunity. (I’m giggling at Jan’s “Haiku Laureate” above.)

  14. Congratulations! I would love to write a children’s book involving Pug. 🙂

  15. Wow! How exciting is this?! So happy for you…and I can’t wait to purchase your book one day! 😀

  16. Jen Gabbard says:

    I was so thrilled when I saw the dogster featured story, I was clapping my hands.. Then 10 minutes later I saw catster lol. I thought maybe I was hallucinating. I’m so happy for you, it’s such a great opportunity. I absolutely love your writing and am thrilled to see how many others are just as inspired by it. Congrats!

  17. Congratulations! That is totally cool.

  18. meowmeowmans says:

    Congratulations! That is so awesome!

  19. Robin says:

    That is soooo cool! Congratulations 🙂 You always do a great job with the haikus, so I’m glad to see it pay off big time.

  20. zooperson says:

    Good for you, you clever girl. I’m not surprised that someone spotted your talent though, cuz you are a standout with your cheeky huikus. Wel done!

  21. Sandy says:

    Hooray for you!!

  22. Kitties Blue says:

    Congratulations, Susan. You know I have told you many times how I admire both your writing and photography. I am so happy it is going to be available for so many others to enjoy. You have a real knack for both! Hugs, Janet

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