B. Danielle Watkins, author, screen-writer, and film maker, was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. Growing up in Buffalo she was exposed to many different variations of the arts including stage, and film.
She began writing at the age of 9 starting with poems and short stories. In 2000, at the age of 15, Ms. Watkins had her first poem published in the “Poetry Gems” Collection presented by The Famous Poets Society.
In May of 2013 she was officially announced as the head of the Creative Writing Department for M.PoWeR Productions LLC, based out of Atlanta, Georgia. In October of 2014 “BlacButterflii: The Saigon Ruse Story” premiered to a sold out crowd in Atlanta, Georgia. While “BlacButterflii: The Saigon Ruse Story” was in pre-production Watkins tried her hand at producing, writing, and directing a religious LGBT theme film entitled “Kisses in the Wind” which was screened at the 2015 Outreels Cincinnati Film Festival presented by the Cincinnati Film Society.
Currently, Ms. Watkins is the writer/creator of a new web series entitled “Sinful Paradise”, the writer of a LGBT web series based on the novel by Natalie Simone entitled “Girls Just Don’t Do That”, as well as the writer and producer of the upcoming short film compilation “One Night”, which deals with trending topics in the LGBT community such as suicide, promiscuity, self-image, and isolation, and closing out 2015 with another religious LGBT theme short film entitled “I’ve Seen Love Die”. January of 2016 marked another mile stone when Ms. Watkins launched her own production company Dream N 1 Productions, LLC. Based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. In late 2016, Dream N 1 Productions produced its first major production (though Dream N 1 Productions, LLC houses “Kisses in the Wind” as well as “I’ve Seen Love Die”) entitled “Parallel The Documentary” based on B. Danielle Watkins’ time in Paducah, Kentucky at the inaugural Cinema Systers Film Festival. With these many projects underway Watkins has proven that being a novelist was just the beginning.
She currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a Graduate of Winston Salem State University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. With whom she held many positions, including a state executive board officer for the state of Nevada.