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SummaryNora Roberts (born as Eleanor Marie Robertson in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.), she is also known as J.D. Robb, Jill March and Sarah Hardesty, is a famous Author from USA, she is 66 years old and still alive, born October 10, 1950.
BiographyNora Roberts is a bestselling American author who has written more than 150 novels.
She was born the only daughter and the youngest of five children. She has Irish ancestors. The first time she was married in 1968, Ronald Aufem-Brink. This marriage was against her parents' wishes. They had two sons as they called Dan and Jason. The marriage ended in divorce. She married a second time with Bruce Wilder in July 1985. They are still married.
Zodiac etc.She is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Nora.
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Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nora_Roberts
Famous quotes by Nora Roberts (32)
"I don't fiddle or edit or change while I'm going through that first draft"
"I don't base any character on a real person, and really don't do composites either. I make them up"
"And each book has to receive your best effort every single time. No slacking"
"Mary Stewart will always be my goddess. I can pick up one of her early books - one I've read a dozen times - and still slide right into the story"
"I don't think you can write - at least not well - if you don't love stories, love the written word"
"Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women"
"I generally write a first draft that's pretty lean. Just get the story down"
"I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance Writers Of America that offer support, information and networking"
"For over a year I continued to submit mss, and have them rejected - the last few with rejection letters indicated the story was pretty good, but I was American"
"I decided to write category romance as I'd recently discovered them, and enjoyed them"
"One of my greatest pleasures is falling into a story someone else has written"
"If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework, there are reader expectations"
"I've gotten to know a number of readers from being online, and really treasure the time I've spent with them"
"I'd always loved to read - and come from a family of readers - but I never thought about writing as a career"
"My own sense of family, where I came from and what I made for myself is an important part of my life"
"I find I use the Internet more and more. It's just an invaluable tool. I do most of my research on the Net now - and certainly do the bulk of my communicating through email"
"I don't believe for one moment you can write well what you wouldn't read for pleasure"
"Every writer has to figure out what works best - and often has to select and discard different tools before they find the one that fits"
"Actually, I find it great fun to develop family series with lots of characters"
"Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice"
"Certainly the plagiarism, and dealing with the fallout of it, was the most difficult thing I've ever faced since I started writing"
"Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other"