Getting to Know Daniella Blechner – Author of “Mr. Wrong”
When it comes to providing a variety of quality content for our viewers, Chocolate Informed Online Magazine believes that the sky is the limit. We recently contacted Daniella Blechner to get her advice on a subject that seems to be a never ending dating problem for many successful women. Getting involved with “Mr. Wrong” is a topic that plagues many women from all walks of life and Daniella was one of those women that encountered the wrath of “Mr. Wrong.”
Daniella Blechner is the proud author of “Mr Wrong, ” a humorous and insightful exploration into why some women continually attract Mr Wrong. It is a collection of empowering relationship stories written by both women and men across the world that allows the reader to question, explore and challenge negative belief systems and set out on a positive path of self-discovery and self-worth.
Daniella is a South London based Writer/Director whose real writing journey began by writing comedy sketches for Youth Project Phenomenon ’98 featuring Gina Yashere and Richard Blackwood. She has always been a keen writer and penned her first book All The Happy Animals and Lucille and her Great Adventureat at just 8 years old. At 18 years old, she began her career as a performance poet and enjoyed success in bars and clubs in and around London for many years.
In 2002 she attended Ravensbourne College where she wrote, produced and directed her first short Connexions which was Nominated for Best Screenplay at the BFM Short Film Awards in 2006 and won “Best Open Deck film” when screened at the Cutting East Festival.
Daniella won the 2007 Film Fund Award from Lewisham Film Initiative to complete her poetry based short drama Hair We Are for the Black History Month Short Film Challenge. Hair We Are won the 3rd Best Film at the Images of Black Women Film Festival and has been screened at Chicago International Children’s film, Pan African Film Festival, LA and BAMKids Film Festival in New York. It was also screened on The Community Channel and www.itvlocal.com. Since writing and directing the film, the poem has been included in Shangwe’s Hair Power, Skin Revolution anthology and she has enjoyed performing her poem at literary events.
In February 2012, HBO aired an anti-bullying drama, The Turtle and The Nightingale which Daniella produced with American based director Gershon Hinkson. The film has enjoyed success in the UK and America.
We’re looking forward to featuring a few articles from Daniella on the subject of relationships. So stay tuned…