Shahrzad Warkentin is an award-winning writer who specializes in lifestyle content and entertainment. She creates web marketing content for major brands including Colgate, MasterCard, and Purina. After receiving her B.A. in Screenwriting from Loyola Marymount University, she began her writing career in film and television. She shifted into freelance writing when she became a mom so she could balance work and and spending time with her children. Born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, she loves hitting the beach with her family, cuddling her dog, and catching up on her overloaded DVR. You can follow her on Twitter at @sher58 .