The Author Toolbox

Feeling overwhelmed with all that being an author requires? Do you have the tools you need to build a book, platform, business, and career? Get my free checklist, then explore the various topics for help where you need it most.


Find encouragement for your journey as I share stories of faith, hope, and love from my personal adventure as a child of God, wife, mother, and multi-published author.
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Novel Critiques

When writing fiction, I discovered that objective analysis was critical to make my stories stronger...and sellable. Along the way, I also discovered that I LOVE helping others unlock their stories. In fact, brainstorming those possibilities earned me the nickname "The Plot Whisperer" and I would love to pass along what I've learned and help you create a stronger story....

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Praise for The Author Toolbox Course

Thank you, Candee, for a wonderful bite-sized and focused course. I learned a lot and it's been rewarding to implement it so far. It may still feel like climbing a mountain, but at least I can see the summit now.

T. M. aspiring author

Praise for Catch of a Lifetime

This book is chock full of heartwarming, good story! I picked it up at 11:00 pm and could not put it down until I reached the last page. But hey, who needs sleep?

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