Five Great Quotations about the Writing Life

“There was nothing glorious about the life of a writer or the life of a drinker.” – Charles Bukowski

“Thoughts fly and words go on foot. Therein lies all the drama of a writer.” – Julien Green

“Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.” – Franz Kafka

“There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.” – P.G. Wodehouse

“Date a girl who reads/Or better yet, date a girl who writes” – Rosemarie Urquico


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.