“If there is good to be said, the writer should say it. If there is bad to be said, he should say it in a way that reflects the truth that, though we see the evil, we choose to continue among the living.” – John Gardner
“There are no ‘great’ subjects for the creative writer; there are only the singular details of a single human life.” – Richard Selzer
“Write if you will: but write about the world as it is and as you think it ought to be and must be – if there is to be a world.” – Lorraine Hansberry
“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.” – Anaïs Nin
“If you are killed because you are a writer, that’s the maximum expression of respect, you know.” – Mario Vargas Llosa
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.