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My name is Candace, I’m a writer and sketch artist, and I’m really glad you stopped by. Have a look around, and then drop me a line at [email protected] Thank you for reading!

Notes on taming the beast that is the non-fiction book proposal.

Notes on taming the beast that is the non-fiction book proposal.

Posted on Feb 25, 2013

Writing a book proposal requires a different part of your brain – not the fun part that concerns itself with creating prose as pretty as poetry. Rather, it’s all about wrangling the many parts of your book into a whole.

on pancakes and poetry.

on pancakes and poetry.

Posted on Mar 28, 2012

In my mind, this trip to Åre was closing out a chapter—and to find it ending in the same country where it began nearly four years ago, with the same exact meal, was a fitting kind of symmetry to the literary geek in me.

the (mis)spoken word.

Posted on Oct 29, 2010

“A word is dead When it is said, Some say. I say it just Begins to live That day.” –Emily Dickinson I feel the way about reading my writing aloud to others as I do about musicals. I love music, I love movies (or plays), but never the twain shall meet. Similarly, I love writing […]