AKA Candy

I’m Candida Korman, AKA Candy, and I hope you enjoy mysterious stories. I will share short fiction and selected portions from longer works-in-progress; mysterious images; and assorted ponderings on this site.


I’m a professional writer, a life-long New Yorker, a theater fan, an art lover, an amateur Argentine Tango dancer, a good cook, a mud pie potter, an enthusiastic traveler, a cat worshipper, and most of all a storyteller.


Warning: Be careful what you tell me, I may turn into fiction.

Short Stories

& Unexpected Tales

Free Samples

Tasty bites from the fiction storage cellar

Creatures & Lairs

& Unexpected Tales


There is Always a Story…


I’m back! But in a new incarnation… You might think of this as rebranding—from Candy’s Monsters to Candy’s Monsters & MYSTERIES—but the changes are bigger,

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