Hope everyone had a great holiday and that you have wicked, fun plans for the New Year!

Just finished the copy edits on “Charmed & Ready.” I love that book. Love the story just as much, if not more, than “Charmed & Dangerous.” Next I’m on to my final revisions on Zombies. Then I’m working on another new project while I’m in L.A. but it’s all very hush, hush. ;-) Work is crazy busy. This week I’m writing stories about Kiefer Sutherland and Randy Jackson (American Idol) and I need to work ahead before heading out to L.A, so I’m not killing myself while I’m there.

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Not me. Don’t like them. But I do have short and long term goals. I think it’s important for focus, especially for writers. When you give yourself a deadline, and then you make yourself accountable to someone else, you’re more likely to get things done.


About Candace Havens

Bestselling author Candace Havens has written six novels for Berkley including, Charmed & Dangerous, Charmed & Ready, Charmed & Deadly, Like A Charm, The Demon King and I and Dragons Prefer Blondes. Her new venture is writing for the Blaze line of Harlequin. Those books include Take Me If You Dare, She Who Dares, Wins, Truth and Dare, and The Model Marine. She is also in the anthology Spirited, and the proceeds go to help literacy. Her books have received nominations for the RITA's, Holt Medallion and Write Touch Reader Awards. She is the author of the biography Joss Whedon: The Genius Behind Buffy and a contributor to several anthologies. She is also one of the nation's leading entertainment journalists and has interviewed countless celebrities including Tom Hanks, Nicolas Cage, Tom Cruise, George Clooney and many more. Her entertainment columns can be read in more than 600 newspapers across the country. Candace also runs a free online writing workshop for more than 1800 writers, and teaches comprehensive writing class. She does film reviews with the Dorsey Gang on New Country 96.3, and is the President of the Television Critics Association.

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