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Goodreads asked R.J. Hogarth:

What’s the best thing about being a writer?

R.J. Hogarth You have freedom of ideas to create what you want. Writing gives you a skill to recognize great stories and interesting characters so you become eager to fulfill this skill in your own book and see it work. If you can weave philosophy with fiction as I have done with my current book it is even more exciting because the characters now have purpose beyond the book. Finally, it is most gratifying when readers enjoy your book because you know you have succeeded to make someone happy and perhaps given answers he or she may have been looking for.

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