The authors include a lot of bestsellers and favorites, including lawyers like Courtney and writers who have sued plagiarizers before, like Nora Roberts. Nora’s particularly outspoken about what she has gone through, and I have to admit, I snorted tea when I read this comment from Sarah Wendell of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books:
When I saw “Nora Roberts” [on this list] my first thought was, “Everybody, get underground NOW.”
Exactly. This scandal is getting uglier by the hour.
OMG! NOT Nora Roberts!
(runs to follow the link)
Here’s my thing - over on the other post, there’s rumblings about blaming the Ghost Writer. I’m not one of those who thinks it would be a good idea to blame the Ghost Writer.
And I have to say that I didn’t know that anyone beside Patterson hired writers. I guess it has to be common practice, but my immediate circle of writer friends are more interested in finding (and keeping) a good editor to help them, not a Ghost Writer.
This is Cassie Edwards being caught at the same thing in 2008: