Darcy Vance

Darcy Vance's essays on family life have appeared in regional newspapers and her first novel was a finalist in the Get Your Stiletto in the Door Contest. She is the co-author, with Charity Tahmaseb, of The Geek Girl's Guide to Cheerleading, and lives in Indiana. Visit her at thegeekgirlsguide.com/wordpress.

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. Live. Love. Laugh.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. This changes all the time but for now I'd say: Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley, Soco Amaretto Lime by Brand New, Good Riddance by Green Day, Rosalita by Bruce Springsteen and Four Leaf Clover by Badly Drawn Boy

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. lol

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Me. Or else the last page of a realllllly good book. No wait, make that the first page.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Owen Meany