Sheila Varga Szabo

Sheila's routes go back to a Los Angeles suburb known as Hawthorne, CA. As a child, she would entertain herself by drawing portraits of friends, or creating comic strips of herself falling in love. In middle school, she excelled in creative writing assignments, and her drawing won the T-shirt design contest when she was 13.

Sheila's creativity blossomed as she was involved in many academic clubs, Pep Squad, and other activities during her high school years. In her senior year, Sheila landed the school mascot position, and received Artistic Excellence in the Congressional Arts Competition.

While attending El Camino College, Sheila's passion for art, writing, and helping others began to emerge. Majoring in art, journalism, psychology and creative writing, she honed her skills as writer and illustrator for the college newspaper, The Warwhoop. She received Honorable Mention for a Critical Review at the JACC State Conference, as well as Outstanding Achievement in publishing in Myriad Magazine. Sheila entered the "Miss Hawthorne Scholarship Pageant" in 1991 to help pay for her education, and received 2nd Runner-Up and Most Photogenic.

Sheila's ebooks, The Story of Daddy Longlegs, and Real Ghost Stories And Strange Encounters are available on

Sheila is currently a School Office Manager, but she moonlights her creative side by instructing art after hours and writing content for clients. Her articles appear on and CBS local Los Angeles. She shares humorous stories as a blogger and ghostwriter for dating and relationship coaches. Sheila loves dancing (mostly in her car), music, cooking, wine-tasting, and volunteering for the Oceanside Museum of Art. Sheila's mission in life is to be a positive influencer who leaves the world in a better place.