Candice's successful writing
career has spanned over 20 years. Her published books include, "Stealing Homes," and Thank You for Firing Me!."
Before her career in journalism, she lost jobs as an insurance
salesperson, a funeral director, a singing/dancing waitress and an
ice-cream binging weight-loss counselor. Currently, she is a freelance
journalist, writes grants for credit unions, dabbles in
copywriting and speechwriting, and once owned her own successful public
relations firm. Reed has also been a
ghostwriter for a former president, which she really can't talk
about. Reed has published more than 5000 business features, personal
essays and travel articles in newspapers and magazines including; The
New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Christian Science
Monitor. Reed recently took her own advice and sold her expensive
California home and moved to a cabin on Lake Chelan in Washington so she
could enjoy life in the new economy.