Candi Deal Image, Writer ImageWelcome to the website of Candace Deal. Candace writes creative nonfiction on a variety of topics and shares her latest published work here, along with works in progress. She is currently collecting information for a book about the practice of kindness and welcomes your stories about how kindnesses – both received and given – made a difference in your life.

On her Candidness blog, the author writes about the writing life and other passions


Recent Articles and Essays by Candace

Coloring Outside the Lines – How to Encourage Your Child’s Creativity”




2014 Spring Cover

This Man of Few Words — Remembering Poet Robert Loveman”





“My Bully, My Friend”




Daily Devotionals Feb. 22-28, 2014



MidlifeCollage                                                                                                                     The Heartbreak of Alzheimers (Writing Contest Winner)

After Fifty Living Blog:                                                                                                       Parenting Grown Kids                                                                                                         Creativity and the Aging Brain                                                                                             Sandy Hook: What a Teacher Wants You to Know                                                          Siblings Are Forever                                                                                                Slowing Down

Georgia Writers Association              

Guest Blog Posts                                                                                               Huffington Post   “The Real Gift”                                  Southernwritersmagazine.com  “Accepting Writing Ideas”                                     Southeastern Writers Association “My Five Biggest Writing Mistakes”