What is my favorite thing to do on a day off? After sleeping, it’s writing. Most of us mongrel writers have to keep a day job, but sometimes that story is just rolling so well, we can’t focus on work. On those days, you need to get home or else someone might get hurt. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Here are a few get out of work free excuses that might just do the trick. If an excuse doesn't work, it's not me, it's you. The key is in how you sell it. Put on your acting shoes and get to excusing yourself.