“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” – Mark Twain
“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.” – Jack Kerouac
“All the words I use in my stories can be found in the dictionary – it’s just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.” – Somerset Maugham
“An excellent precept for writers: have a clear idea of all the phrases and expressions you need, and you will find them.” – Ximenes Doudan
“The misuse of language induces evil in the soul.” – Socrates
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.