Setting my own schedule. I have two teenage girls. I love to be involved in their sports, art, and school. Writing gives me that flexibility. The HARD part is not pushing myself to work constantly. There is so much more to writing than actually writing. The marketing, publicity, setting up appearances, working with cover artists, etc is very time consuming. I have to MAKE myself leave my computer when the girls get home, so I can spend time doing things that aren't work-related.