Jaida Jones

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Jaida Jones is an American fantasy author. Her most prominent work is the 2008 fantasy novel Havemercy, written with coauthor Danielle Bennett.


Jones studied East Asian languages and cultures at Barnard College.[1] Before becoming a published author Jones co-wrote a Harry Potter fan fiction story called "The Shoebox Project".[2] She met Bennett in a Livejournal thread and the two started writing a novel together. The resulting novel, Havemercy, was picked up by Random House for an advance of $30,000 and published in 2008.[3][4]



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  1. ^ "Jaida Jones Official Website". Archived from the original on 18 February 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Hesse, Monica (24 July 2007). "The 'Potterverse' lives on in the world of fan fiction". Washington Post. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Fantasy book deal for young Island author". canada.com. 18 June 2008. Archived from the original on 19 June 2008. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 
  4. ^ LANGDON, MURRAY (23 June 2008). "Online collaboration lands young authors book deal". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 

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