Quick Tip: Learn some literary devices

If your current writing feels flat, then expose yourself to some new techniques. This can be done by reading a critically acclaimed novel from outside the genre you write in or by discovering a literary device described in a writing guidebook. Try your hand at the literary devices gleaned from the novel or writing guidebook.


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.