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Goodreads asked R. Frederick Riddle:

What’s the best thing about being a writer?

R. Frederick Riddle I love writing!

Writing is challenging, frustrating, and rewarding. Probably the best thing is the reward - not of money - but of that feeling that I have created something of value. Seeing my name in print brings satisfaction to me.

I would be derelict if I stopped there though. Because one of the rewards that I sometimes get is when a reader says that I bring the Bible alive. That and the followup that usually comes where they say the novel caused them to read the Bible to see what actually happened. Now that is rewarding!

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