5 Great Quotations about Readers

“I think you become a writer when you stop writing for yourself or your teachers and start thinking about readers.” – Avi

“The love between a writer and a reader is never celebrated.” – Patricia Duncker

“A good tale belongs to each reader in its own particular way.” – Stephen King

“One writes only half the book; the other half is with the reader.” – Joseph Conrad

“Don’t try to anticipate an ‘ideal reader’ – except for yourself perhaps, sometime in the future.” – Joyce Carol Oates


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.