“My task…is, by the power of the written word to make you hear, to make you feel – it is, before all, to make you see. That – and no more – and it is everything.” – Joseph Conrad
“The adjective is the enemy of the noun.” – Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire
“Pay attention to the sound of words.” – Dave Wolverton
“An essential element for good writing is a good ear: One must listen to the sound of one’s own prose.” – Barbara Tuchman
“As for the adjective, when in doubt leave it out.” – Mark Twain
My name is Rob Bignell. I’m an affordable, professional editor who runs Inventing Reality Editing Service, which meets the manuscript needs of writers both new and published. I also offer a variety of self-publishing services. During the past decade, I’ve helped more than 300 novelists and nonfiction authors obtain their publishing dreams at reasonable prices. I’m also the author of the 7 Minutes a Day… writing guidebooks, four nonfiction hiking guidebook series, and the literary novel Windmill. Several of my short stories in the literary and science fiction genres also have been published.