5 Quotes about Writing as Self-Discovery

“Writers are the exorcists of their own demons.” – Mario Vargas Llosa

“There is nothing more mine than my writing.” – Fran Lebowitz

“Writing is both mask and unveiling.” – E.B. White

“A book is a suicide postponed.” – Emil Cioran

“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” – Joan Didion


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.