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Nora Roberts Writes to her Heart's Content

Bestselling author shares her secrets to selling millions

Bestselling sensation Nora Roberts is one of the most popular and prolific romance authors in the world. She’s written over 200 full-length novels and, as of 2011, her books have spent a combined 861 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list, including 176 weeks in the number-one spot. Over four million copies of her books are in print and The New Yorker recently called her "America’s favorite novelist."

See also: Europe’s premiere crime writer Jo Nesbo.

Nora writes an astonishing five new novels every year with stories that consistently dazzle fans around the world. But how does she do it? And why are her books so popular? For the answers, My Generation sat down with the acclaimed word wizard to discover the secrets behind her page-turning craft.

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