5 Great Quotations about ‘What is a Writer?’

“Great writers are indecent people – they live unfairly, saving the best part for paper. – Charles Bukowski

“The photographer frames the shot, writers frame their world.” – Jeanette Winterson

“We are like Kafka’s Hunger Artist, performing astonishing feats for a nonexistent audience.” – T. Coraghessan Boyle

“Writers write while dreamers procrastinate.” – Besa Kosova

“The writer must be universal in sympathy and an outcast by nature: only then can he see clearly.” – Julian Barnes


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.