5 Great Quotations about the Writing Life

“Writing is a dog’s life, but the only one worth living.” – Gustave Flaubert

“You are what you write.” – Helvy Tiana Rosa

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” – Anne Frank

“I don’t have to live in the real world — I’m a fiction writer.” – Aaron Sorkin

“Seeing your name on the book cover is like hearing your book saying, ‘Hi. Thanks for writing me!’” – Syahrin


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.