Stella Samuel is a women’s fiction author whose credits include her debut novel 34 Seconds as well as several short fiction pieces published in various literary magazines. Though she spent her early years studying theatre, Stella is now earning her BFA in Creative Writing for Entertainment from Full Sail University. With a love of children and a passion for writing, each summer she teaches a children’s writing workshop with the goals of teaching children how to create and publish unique stories. Stella has been an Alliance of Independent Authors member since 2016 and was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars in 2018. She lives in Arizona, a place she calls a mile south of the sun, where her snow-loving Saint Bernard dogs and chocolate lab sunbathe. When she’s not hiking the hot desert, Stella can be found on writing poolside.