A New Title

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I can’t believe it’s been almost a week since I last wrote. I’ve been getting stuff ready for my editor. I told you guys about the Nov. 2009 release day, but they needed first 60 pages so they could get a feel for the book to come up with a cover and copy for it. I also sent her a bunch of words Shannon, Rosemary and I came up with for the title. We couldn’t think of any titles, but we had cool words.

Well, my editor, being the cool chick she is came up with a great title using the words I sent: The Demon King and I. How cool is that? I love it. She says all the books in the series will relate old movies or musicals. Totally fun!

We had the Buns and Roses Tea on Sunday. I was the MC and we just had a ton of fun. I’m not sure how much money we raised for literacy, but it was a lot. I have so much fun doing those things, and we had about 300 people there.

The day before was the first round of All-state choir competition for my son. He made first chair, which is beyond amazing. I’m so proud of him. It was an intense day, but I wouldn’t have missed it for anything.

So now it’s back to hard core revisions on The Demon King and I.

Oh, geez… I keep forgetting. I have a BIG booksigning on Saturday, 2-4 p.m., and I’ll be signing new books. The Dreams and Desires and the Stephanie Plum anthologies. Please come hang out. There will be more than 20 authors there. :-)

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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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