“I never started from ideas but always from character.” – Ivan Turgenev
“You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.” – Joss Whedon
“You don’t really understand an antagonist until you understand why he’s a protagonist in his own version of the world.” – John Rogers
“You can’t blame a writer for what the characters say.” – Truman Capote
“Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.” – Henry David Thoreau
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.