Writing inspiration: Read their inspirations

If you really want to learn the craft of writing from your favorite authors, read their inspirations. You typically can find them through his/her personal website or a Wikipedia article. You’ll be surprised how their best stories don’t copy those inspirations, which instead were a catalyst for greater creativity.


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.