Barbara Watkins

was nominated for a Shorty Award!


Barbara Watkins resides in Missouri with her husband of thirty-three years, and her faithful, loving, boxweiler pup named ‘Hooch.’ At an early age, she experienced what she referred to as – supernatural phenomenon, As a teenager she kept a diary in which she documented several of her disturbing nightmares, in which she would ultimately incorporate into several of her writings. 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. Cold Coffee Magazine accepted her article, A Testament To Poets, for their second issue released in print and is available online at Cold Coffee Magazine. She has done book reviews for Atlantic Publishing, and is currently a full time book reviewer for Bookpleasures.com and Allbooks Review. Barbara Watkins is a member of The Thriller Writers Association, and The National Writers Association. Her charitable contributions include supporting the Partner in Hope program through the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Publications: Behind the Red Door – Thorns of an Innocent Soul – Mortal Abomination. Hollowing Screams Awaken Spirit.

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Campaign Video by Barbara Watkins

The Shorty Interview with Barbara Watkins

What was the funniest trend you've seen?

Nude leggings, lol!

How will the world change in the next year?

I think we will see more people, as a whole, pulling together to help those among us that are less fortunate.

Ever get called out for tweeting too much?

No - if anything, it's just the opposite, lol! I don't post near enough. Of course my twitter friends may think otherwise, lol!

What are six things you could never do without?

Pencil, paper, imagination, microsoft word, spell check, and my editor, lol!

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Recent Nominations

January 26, 2014

I nominate @paranormawriter for a Shorty Award in #author because...I love horror & she's the best at it.

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