5 Great Quotations about the Writing Process

“All writers have this vague hope that the elves will come in the night and finish any stories.” – Neil Gaiman

“You have to go where the book leads you.” – Stephen King

“When you write – explode – fly apart – disintegrate! Then give time enough to think, cut, rework, and rewrite.” – Ray Bradbury

“It takes a heap of loafing to write a book.” – Gertrude Stein

“I haven’t stuck to any formula. Most great writers stick to the same style, but I wanted to be more various.” – Irwin Shaw


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.