Barrett's Writing Beyond Good  series at  The Missouri Review Blog:

Writing Beyond Good:

     Crafting Memorable Characters

Writing Beyond Good:

     Mining For Diamonds

Writing Beyond Good:

     The 'So-What? Factor

Writing Beyond Good:

     Creating Emotion Resonance

Writing Beyond Good:

     Creating Emotion Resonance,

         The Sequel

Some of Barrett's Work Can
Be Read Online: 

The gorgeously spare and stylish Spartan published her story 

Honorable Mention in the Bevel Summers Prize and published in Shenandoah,
 "Aphrodite Carries Condoms" 

at A-Minor

The Missouri Review

Working Writer Series

wherein Barrett discusses

writing and persistence

and the process of story creation