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Rob Bignell

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I'm a professional and affordable editor running Inventing Reality Editing Service, which meets the manuscript needs of writers both new and published. During the past five years, I've helped more than 175 authors achieve their dreams of publication. In addition, for more than two decades, I worked as an award-winning journalist, with half of those years spent as an editor. I'm also the author of the "7 Minutes a Day..." writing guidebooks, the nonfiction "Hikes with Tykes", "Hittin' the Trail", "Best Sights to See," and "Headin' to the Cabin" hiking guidebook series, and the literary novel "Windmill". Several of my short stories have been published in literary and science fiction magazines. For seven years, I worked as an English teacher o ...more

My short stories are like soft shadows I have set out in the world, faint footprints I have left. ��� Haruki Murakami

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Professional Book Editor: Having your novel, short story or nonfiction manuscript proofread or edited before submitting it can prove invaluable. In an era where you face heavy competition, your writing needs a second eye to give you the edge. I can provide that second eye.


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Published on November 28, 2022 04:01
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Writing Affirmations: A Col...

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My short stories are like soft shadows I have set out in the world, faint footprints I have left. ��� Haruki Murakami






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"I read this book when I was 11, and I don't care who knows: I really liked it. I don't guarantee I'd like it as much if I read it again today. I'll admit I can't remember all that much about it. It's this future society run along sort of eugenic/libe" Read more of this review »
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Thank you for your interest in my 31st hiking guidebook and seventh about Minnesota! More than 100 trails are detailed in the book, and there's at least one in every county. Hope you enjoy the hikes in the book, and I hope to see you on the trail soo ...more
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“I would rather die of love than let love die.”
Rob Bignell, Love Letters to Sophie's Mom

“Often as writers, we are surprised by what we learn about ourselves. It runs counter to what we’ve thought about who we are. But it is closer to the truth.”
Rob Bignell, Writing Affirmations: A Collection of Positive Messages to Inspire Writers

“Never be afraid to write what you believe. If the message speaks the truth, others will fear your words for you.”
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