Paula M. Stinson is an NYU acting school dropout and 2011 graduate of California State University, San Bernardino, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. This milestone coming seventeen years after skipping out of David Mamet's Practical Aesthetics Workshop at the Atlantic Theater Company. In addition to writing her "Probing & insightful" (—Playwrights Horizons, NYC) two act play with music, THE MIXTAPE: An Urban Love Story, she's an award-winning poet, prolific photographer, Cards of Destiny reader and pug addict. When not dreaming up dialogue or divining futures, Paula teaches drama and language arts around the Southland. She lives like a queen in a magical forest north of Los Angeles with her husband—a crime novelist—and their four adopted children. Saturn was transiting the 11th House at the time of her birth.