Published author and freelance writer/editor Candace Osmond was born in North York, ON. From there she began her journey of discovering Canada with her parents, moving every fews years and experiencing what every province had to offer. She was surrounded and influenced by many cultures which broadened her mind and personality. Coming from a family of writers and artists dispersed throughout, it was inevitable that Candace follow in her family's footsteps. By the early age of ten years old, Candace had won numerous writing and art competitions including a nation wide art contest for the Louie the Lightening Bug Play it Safe Around Electricity program where the company used her winning ad design. A few years later Candace found herself writing for the local news flyer and then branching off into fiction writing.
Candace published her first book by the age of 25, the first installment in a YA Urban Fantasy to which two others were published with it; The Iron World Series.
She is the co-owner of Guardian Publishing, a small book publisher specializing in YA, Children's Lit, and Sci-Fi works.
Candace is one of the creative writers to www.sssh.com, an acclaimed Erotic Romance website for women which has been featured on NBC Nightline and a number of other large platforms. Her most recent project is a screen play that is pending a nomination for an AVN Award.
Aside from writing, Candace did manage to get her certification for Interior Design and Decor. After years of working with fellow designers, architects, and home owners, Candace won a Peak Award for Best Kitchen Design under $10,000.
Now residing in a small town in Alberta, CA with her husband and two kids, Candace writes full time, developing articles for just about every niche, two more novels, and a hoard of short stories.
on July 31, 2012 :
wow, I didn't expect to find a book of this caliber on smashwords. I couldn't put it down! I was reading it everywhere; home, school, work, restaraunts! can for sure see Iron & Wine as a movie adaptation.
(review of free book)
on June 11, 2012 :
I love this book, it's definetely in my top ten of all time. I was beginning to get sick of the vampire/paranormal porn books that were flooding the media and bookshelves. I finally have a series that is an actual story, by an actual author who actually gives a damn. Bravo!
(review of free book)