Throughout my writing career, Nora Roberts has not used her immense power and position within the publishing industry often to speak out about something. But, every single time she has taken a stand, I have found myself standing up and cheering.
When she sued Janet Dailey for plagiarism (and won tens of millions of dollars, all of which she donated to literacy causes). When she refused to be the emcee at an awards ceremony the day of the event after seeing the script written for her. Later that evening, I as a former military member was so offended by said script I ended up walking out of the ceremony. You get the idea.
When Ms. Roberts speaks, I listen. Here’s her latest spot on commentary, aptly titled, “BITE ME”: