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 thegeekgirlsguide.com/wordpress.
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...
Need some free time? Need to learn how to steal time? Well, maybe I can help. Or not. What I can do is give you a free read. This week,Just a Matter of Timewill have a free run on Amazon, … Continue reading →
Oh, yes. A series bible for the Coffee & Ghosts series? (And yes, doyou admire my unbelievably creative name for the series?) Absolutely a good idea. I found a few places where I will need to adjust either this story … Continue reading →
So, I finished The Ghost Whisperer this week. Apparently I enjoy writing novelettes, since this one came in at ~11,000 words. A sequel to a sequel? A trilogy? Um, no. I think there will be five shorter stories that make … Continue reading →
Even more audio this week! The Girl with the Piccolo (first published at Kazka Press) is now in an audio podcast over at Cast of Wonders. Go have a listen, if you’re so inclined. In amazing news of the amazing … Continue reading →
So, you guys! I’m in audio! Well, I’m not, but two of my publications are. Both The Fine Art of Keeping Quiet and The Maze: Three Tales of the Future are available in audio from Audible, iTunes, and Amazon (see … Continue reading →
Now in Audio! The Maze: Three Tales of the Futureis now available in audio format via Audible, and you can download the audio book fromAmazon, Audible, andiTunes. The same narrator who performed The Fine Art of Keeping Quiet also narrated … Continue reading →
Now in Audio! The Fine Art of Keeping Quiet is now available in audio format via Audible, and you can find copies at Audible, iTunes, and Amazon. Available in print, electronic, and audio format: Audio:Amazon, Audible, iTunes Print Electronic:Kindle,Nook,iBooks,Kobo,Smashwords Also … Continue reading →
So, I finished my coffee/ghost story this week. It has words! And an ending! And a title! Giving up the Ghosts came in at 8,948 words. I also think this is the first time I’ve written an honest-to-goodness sequel for … Continue reading →
So, I scanned my LibraryThing collection to see what I have read about World War I. It’s an eclectic mix. I did a fair amount of reading about World War I for the War Through the Generations challenge a few … Continue reading →
Well, it’s official, hardware and all. My son is now an Eagle Scout. He worked so hard for this, and the process had its ups and downs, to be sure. We’ll probably have a court of honor in a few … Continue reading →