Candice is a self-published author. She has been writing since she was in junior high school. Her specialty is fiction writing. When she was attending Wayne Community College, Candice won the NC Writers Network Gilbert-Chappell Award and third place for Sherry Pruitt Award in May of 2008. The poem that she won third place for, Tadpole, is published in the 2009 edition of the book, "Pinesong".