Barbara Watkins resides in Missouri with her husband and loyal boxweiler, Hooch.
In her writings, she loves to evoke a false sense of security and expectations, as she leads her reader into a world of the unknown. Her articles on various subjects, short stories, and poetry, have appeared in The Heartland Writers Guild, 2008 New York Skyline Review, and several on-line publications.
In 2010, Watkins collaborated with New Zealand director, Dimi Nakov, on a screenplay for a short movie entitled, BlindSide in which her name appears in the films end credits for voice-over monologue. BlindSide has been accepted into the Cannes short film corner, as part of the 65 Festival de Cannes, and the 7 Cyprus International Film Festival 2012.
In 2011, Mrs. Watkins novel, 'Hollowing Screams' captured the attention of New Zealand director, Dimi Nakov/Zodiac Entertainment, and she signed on for her book to be adapted to film.
Barbara Watkins is a member of The Thriller Writers Association, and The National Writers Association.