Charity Tahmaseb

Charity Tahmaseb was a 2003 Golden Heart finalist, and one of her short stories was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the co-author, with Darcy Vance, of The Geek Girl's Guide to Cheerleading, and lives in Minnesota. Visit her at

Books by this Author

When self-proclaimed geek girl Bethany Reynolds becomes the newest member of the varsity cheerleading squad, she realizes that there's one thing worse than blending into the lockers: getting noticed. Who knew cheerleading was so hard? Well, at least there's a manual, The Prairie Stone High Varsity Cheerleading Guide. Too bad it doesn't cover any of the really tough questions. Like, how do you maintain some semblance of dignity while wearing an insanely short skirt? What do you do when the head...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It's the journey, not the destination

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading, walking, travel.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm organized

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. London, or the beach, doing something fun with my kids.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, integrity, sense of humor

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