The 2018 August Write Away Challenge
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- Day 1 – What book did you read over and over again as a child?
- Day 2 – Some of the things that make me happy are…
- Day 3 – Name three things you’d do if you weren’t so afraid.
- Day 4 – How easy is it for you to forgive those who have caused you pain?
- Day 5 – What are your best character traits?
- Day 6 – What grand adventure do you wish you could go on?
- Day 7 – Dear past me…
- Day 8 – If you could meet any fictional character, who would it be?
- Day 9 – Your favorite movies.
- Day 10 – Did you ever run away from home?
- Day 11 – How do you indulge yourself? Do you need to indulge yourself more often?
- Day 12 – As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
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Reminders before we get started:
- The prompt is to use or ignore as you wish;
- Absolutely any form of the written word is allowed;
- All participation will be on the honor system, though sharing is strongly encouraged;
- Participants will be asked to let me know each week that they’ve written daily;
- Those who do write daily for the week will have their name entered into a drawing at the end of the month for a $25 Amazon Gift Card;
- Any blogger who participates and writes every day for the month will receive a badge for your blog.
- Please send me an email or contact me to let me know you’re participating!
Mon, Aug. 13 – What would you do if money was no object?
I know that I’m supposed to be noble and of high character and say that if money was no object, I’d give all I had to the poor and keep my OK-but-not-great-paying day job.
Nope. Sorry. I’m not disingenuous enough to lie about this. I would probably quit my OK-but-not-great-paying day job. Don’t get me wrong, I like the people I work with each day and I am good at what I do and I enjoy what I do! Yet, it isn’t a passion. It pays bills (mostly). If money was not an issue at this moment in my life, I would leave my job in a heartbeat. I would invest my time being home and helping my mother through the remainder of her long struggle with infection and pain. The freedom to be home with her would be a blessing beyond words.
When things settled down, if money still was no issue, I would probably not look for work right away. I would love to spend my days writing and plotting and getting my characters into trouble.
But let’s be honest a moment. If I had unlimited wealth, I would have too much. I would long to give to those in need — I think especially of the two amazing boys I sponsor through Compassion International. I would never want to just bury them in money, but I would love to be able to gift them with something more than their basic needs each month and gifts for birthdays and Christmases.
So… sorry to disappoint you all, but… if I fell into a vat of money, I absolutely would quit my job.
Of course… that’s a really easy conviction to have on a Monday morning. 🙂
From the shores of Wicket Lake,