5 Great Quotations about Stories

“Every heart is made of stories.” – Jennifer Donnelly

“The reason we tell stories…is to keep each other from being afraid.” – Barry Lopez

“Stories are the currency of human contact.” – Robert McKee

“The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” – Muriel Rukeyser

“If you don’t know the trees you may be lost in the forest, but if you don’t know the stories you may be lost in life.” – traditional Siberian epithet


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.