5 Great Quotations about ‘Why Write?’

“Writing is the geometry of the soul.” – Plato

“If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.” – Peter Handke

“Writing is a hard business, but nothing makes you feel better.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Writing is its own reward.” – Henry Miller

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


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.