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 120 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", 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 or a community college ...more

"You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write." - Saul Bellow


Professional Book Editor: Having your novel, short story or nonfiction manuscript proofread or edited before submitting it can prove invaluable. In an economic climate 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 September 21, 2019 04:38
Average rating: 4.72 · 283 ratings · 96 reviews · 41 distinct works
Writing Affirmations: A Col...

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7 Minutes a Day to Promotin...

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7 Minutes a Day to a Self-P...

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7 Minutes a Day to Masterin...

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Windmill

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Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiki...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Headin’ to the Cabin: Day H...

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Love Letters to Sophie's Mom

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Writing Vivid Settings by Rayne Hall
"I found this book by Hall to be more informative and it provided some helpful ideas like having a setting description bank. Really enjoyed this book."
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Writing Vivid Settings by Rayne Hall
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The Fiction Writing Handbook by Dario Ciriello
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“I would rather die of love than let love die.”
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“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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