Writer Friends Challenge: Day 16 – Favorite Thing About Being a Writer

It’s Day 16 of the Writer Friends Challenge!

Day 16 – What’s your favorite thing about being a writer: There are a lot of things I love about my job, not the least of which is the fact that I get to tell all the stories that are swirling around in my head! I think at this point in my life, though, my favorite thing has to be the flexibility. While I do have a set schedule for my workday, I can move it around a bit to accommodate a sick kid who needs to stay home or an appointment I need to make. It’s not always easy to work from home, honestly, but I have to be grateful for those kinds of benefits!

If you’re a writer, what do you love about it? Don’t forget to check out my giveaway happening this month!

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Ashley O’Melia is an independent author and freelancer from Southern Illinois.  She holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing and English from Southern New Hampshire University.  Her books include The Wanderer’s Guide to Dragon Keepingand The Graveside DetectiveHer short stories have been published in The Penmen Review, Siren’s Call, and Subcutaneous.  Ashley’s freelance work has spanned numerous genres for clients around the world.  You can find her on Facebook and Amazon.

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3 responses to “Writer Friends Challenge: Day 16 – Favorite Thing About Being a Writer

  1. My favorite thing about writing is taking something so personal and making it into something that can entertain others in a meaningful way!

  2. I enjoy the flexibility too, though what I enjoy the most is people telling me that my stories resonated with them, especially my fiction—that’s always a great feeling. Anyway, thanks for this post!

  3. Pingback: Writer Friends Challenge: Day 16 – Favorite Thing About Being a Writer – Urban Fishing Pole Lifestyle

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