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Financing The Imposter: Part Time, Side Hustle Or Fraud?

By |August 28th, 2016|

A constant theme you’ll hear many entrepreneurs, artists and freelancers discuss is the concept of feeling like a “fraud.” And by fraud, what we really mean is “if our vision, our art and our talent are as good as we think it is, we’d be […]

Drinking In The Culture On A Shoestring Budget

By |August 10th, 2016|

When you fill your social calendar with gallery openings, theater performances, poetry slams and film festivals, you tend to earn a reputation as someone who’s “cultured” and urbane. Regardless of whether or not you can attend every concert or book signing, people begin to look […]

Year One: Brick By Brick

By |July 31st, 2016|

August 1, 2016 marks my one year anniversary of relocating to the East Coast and, as you can imagine, it leaves me feeling a little introspective. To be fair, introspective is kind of my default setting anyway so this is easier than you think. But […]

Now Is The Time When Thoughts Turn To Fire Monkeys

By |February 14th, 2016|

Every year I write a Lunar New Year’s post filled with goals and ideas that I aspire to complete. But this year, no grand aspirations came to me in time for the actual holiday on February 8th. And now, after a week of deliberation, I’m […]

In Defense Of The Perfectionist

By |January 17th, 2016|

I have an announcement to make:
I seek perfection in everything I do.
It seems not a week goes by without a new blog post, op-ed piece, image meme, or self-help book insisting perfectionism is the enemy. It’s the enemy of progress, the enemy of quality, the enemy […]

Preparing To Embark

By |July 19th, 2015|

A New Leaf & A New Life

By |April 13th, 2015|

Cue the trumpets! Sound the bell! Today marks the official launch of my business re-branding, and with that re-brand comes …

wait for it …

my new website.

It’s been a long, strange trip since I set up this shop on my virtual corner of the internet, but […]

What To Expect In The New Year

By |December 22nd, 2014|

I’ve promised new changes at Incandescere over the past year, and I think some of you have eyed me with dubious glances across the interweb, wondering “So where’s the change, Candace?” Well, have no fear, I’m not backing out of my “campaign promise.” I’m simply […]

That Time I Said I Would Revamp My Website

By |August 11th, 2014|

Hi ladies and gents! It’s been a long time since my last entry. Four-and-a-half months to be somewhat specific. I won’t apologize for my absence because life’s too long and excruciating for that. 🙂 But for those of you still checking in, I will tell […]

Get Ready to Giddyup: The Year of the Horse

By |January 31st, 2014|

I’ve been told I read too much into things. Usually by the same people who tell me I overthink and worry too much. I ignore these people.
In my book, there’s no such thing as overthinking. You either think or you don’t. It’s not a dirty […]