The Novelist

The Novelist

The Novelist is a work of fiction L.L. Barkat had to write.

This story about a woman attempting to write a work of fiction feels like memoir, if you know L.L. personally, as I do, or if you have read either of her spiritual memoirs, Stone Crossings or God in the Yard. “Laura” from fiction is a copy writer …

At Work As It Is in Heaven

At Work As It Is in Heaven

Last week was a bad week at work. It wasn’t a particularly hectic week; I didn’t have a jam-packed schedule. Deadlines weren’t haunting me, and neither was my boss. To my knowledge, there were no clients or revenue lost. I was just having a bad week....