Five Great Quotations Answering “Why Write?”

“Writing is a struggle against silence.” – Carlos Fuentes

“Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.” – Jules Renard

“I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.” – Joss Whedon

“I write for the same reason I breathe – because if I didn’t, I would die.” – Isaac Asimov

“To survive you must tell stories.” – Umberto Eco


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.