Philadelphia PA, Oakland CA, and Brooklyn NYC all welcomed the spirit and artistry of Toby Barlow. A career in advertising led Barlow on travels across the nation as he honed his skills as a writer (Huffington Post, Sharp Teeth) . His fiction novels have taken on a life welcoming thousands of fans enthralled in stories of people, life, and circumstances. The circumstances he covers best is horror writing. The creativity oozes from Barlow’s takes on life. In this Detroit is Different interview Barlow shares his upbringing, ideas on Detroit today, and staying creative in the Motor City.