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L.C. Barlow

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I am a writer and student, and I recently graduated with my M.A. in English. My work has been published in various journals, including Oak Bend Review, Flash Fiction World, Linguistic Erosion, Flashes in the Dark, Separate Worlds, Every Day Fiction, and Pop Culture Review.

I truly enjoy writing stories with magic realism, as well as stories that blur the boundaries of reality.

Pivot - my first and currently only novel - is on Amazon Kindle. It has won 3 awards: It was a finalist for the Next Generation Indie Awards, a Winner of the Indie Reader Discovery Awards, and a winner of the eLit Awards.

Pivot also made IndieReader's Best Books of 2014: http://indiereader.com/2014/12/irs-be...

Feel free to follow me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LCBa

Forgive me for any misspellings in this post. I'm still a little tipsy from red wine.


People in first world countries suffer from anxiety and depression in numbers greater than people in third world countries, and while I don't claim to know the theoretical reasons for why that's true, I do want to share a way of looking at things that might help alleviate said anxiety or depression. I hope to... Read more of this blog post »
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“And in this simple moment, I suddenly began to wonder if perhaps we shake hands with God in agreement to the lives we live, before we are ever born.”
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“They expect from me a flicker, and I give them stars.”
L.C. Barlow, Pivot

There are no such things as angels, I thought to myself as I walked that path. There is only Cyrus, those who follow him, and those who sneak around him. Everything is a backwards dealing, a script where errors are miracles, and corrections are only a bullet away.

As for good works, they are dangerous and impossible. Only the likes of demons can successfully complete them, and they know not wholly what they do.

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