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Author Spotlight: Sarah Vargo

Hometown: Cary

Latest Book: “Life Is Your Party ... With A Little Pixie Dust”

Publisher: 220 Communications

Release Date: Nov. 9, 2016

Available: Amazon and Barnes & Noble

What’s your new book about?

“Life Is Your Party ... With A Little Pixie Dust” is a humorous, inspiring, light-hearted, enlightening comparison between the elements of party planning and spiritual awakening. Author Sarah Vargo combines two journeys in her life – experiences as an event planner or “party girl” and her continual spiritual evolution leading to enlightenment. Join her as she begins to rejoice in her inner journey, not just in creating festivities in her outside world. A little pixie dust can lead to magic on the dance floor under the disco ball! Ride that rainbow and celebrate life every day ... fashionably late but always right on time!

Where did the idea come from?

I was a party planner for many years and loved hosting events. I felt I had so many fun tips to share, along with a lot of positive energy. As I started writing the book, I realized how many similarities there were between parties and life. As I was writing, I actually had a spiritual awakening and my book shifted quite a bit in the process.

What genre is your book, and why were you drawn to it?

My book is categorized on Amazon as Self-Help, Humor and Religion and Spirituality. I have always wanted to help people and inspire them. At first I was hesitant to write a book about spirituality, but as time went by there was no way I could not because it is such a big part of who I am today.

Who is the intended audience?

I am intending to reach anyone who it will help. I find it can help everyone in some way.

Why is this story important to you?

Over the years, I feel I have learned some very powerful and inspiring prayers, energy purification techniques, and I infused my book with so much love ... and of course pixie dust! I also wanted to bridge my earlier years as a “party girl” on the scene with a new kind of inner party from my spiritual journey.

How long did it take you to write? What was your process?

It took me about five or six years to write the book. I actually wrote most of it over a period of two weeks. While I was working on the book, I was going through a rapid spiritual evolution and changing very quickly. I am glad I actually let myself have time to write it because it came out the way it was intended.

What did you enjoy most about writing this book? What was the hardest part?

I loved coming up with the idea and concept in the beginning ... it poured out of me. I also enjoyed writing my childhood stories that I include. I also was excited to come up with the concept for the cover and have my Dad paint it. I found it challenging to incorporate my earlier writing with the more recent writing, as I wrote the majority of it later. The editing process also was challenging but so rewarding at the end.

How are you publishing this book and why (traditional/indie/self-publishing)?

My publisher is 220 Communications. Glenn Murray, the founder, is a good friend who has always supported me, and I felt really comfortable during the process.

What is your education/background?

Author Sarah “Stargo” Vargo is a certified Reiki Master, Holistic Life Coach, Energy Alchemist, graduate of the University of Illinois and “Party Girl” who loves to ignite the inner star inside all of us so we shine a little brighter.

Her work brings inspiration, cheer and sunshine to the world through the love, grace and beauty her clients find on the inside and outside.

Sarah’s current creation – Stargo – specializes in energy clearing and balancing, Self Love Reiki, Divine Path Reiki, Feng Shui, high frequency energy-embedded art, and angelic intuitive healing and readings.

Her professional background ranges from marketing, events, social media, charity work to energy and intuitive healings, readings and life coaching.

Through the Stargo vision, Sarah is excited to be a personal life cheerleader and awaken the inner star for many through inspiration, laughter, motivation, leadership, coaching and love.

How/why did you decide to write a book?

I always have loved writing and I felt the message coming out of me very strongly and had to share it. The content and ideas poured out of me in the very beginning,

Who are your favorite authors?

Louise Hay, Jane Austen

Pick one: Danielle Steel or John Grisham?

John Grisham

Pick one: Stephen King or Nicholas Sparks?

Nicholas Sparks

Pick one: Ebooks or hard/paperbacks?

Hard/paperbacks

Have you written anything else?

I have two children books that are written and now I am working on illustrations.

What’s next for you?

I am exited to continue writing, painting and doing my energy healing work. The two children’s books I have are about a partying unicorn and a clumsy angel.

How can readers discover more about you and you work?

Website: www.sarahstargo.com

Blog: www.stargolove.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/sarahvargo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahvargo

Amazon Author Page: www.amazon.com/Life-Your-Party- Little-Pixie/dp/1513610406/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

Goodreads: www.goodreads.com/author/show/16102275.Sarah_Vargo

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