Author Archives: Ruby Walker
A Comic About Why I’m Seeing A Counselor Today
Celebration! ‘Advice I Ignored’ is available as a paperback RIGHT NOW!
Click here to go get ’em! Tell your friends, tell your sister, tell your dad, tell your teacher. And leave a good ass review if you like it! It’s such a strange feeling, to be putting the book I started writing in my notebooks at 16 out into the world. I’m proud of my workContinue reading “Celebration! ‘Advice I Ignored’ is available as a paperback RIGHT NOW!”
Quick update – Advice I Ignored is live on Amazon this week!
Rejoice! Advice I Ignored, my lovely baby child of a book (with 100 ink illustrations and it’s so good read it blah blah) will be LIVE on Amazon within 72 hours! The paperback is a gorgeous little tome, and I’m so proud of my work. Tell your friends to tell their friends. And most importantly,Continue reading “Quick update – Advice I Ignored is live on Amazon this week!”
Five Steps to Feeling Human Again After You Go On A 28-Hour Internet “Research” Bender And Forget To Eat, Breathe Or Sleep
If I were a better, more honest person, I would deal with life’s pressures appropriately as they arise. That’s the kind of person everyone wants to be, right? This girl tackles every challenge head-on. She keeps twelve different houseplants with varying humidity preferences healthy at the same time. She goes to bed at 9:30pm, moisturizedContinue reading “Five Steps to Feeling Human Again After You Go On A 28-Hour Internet “Research” Bender And Forget To Eat, Breathe Or Sleep”
The Five Demons You Must Vanquish to Actually Finish Something
Have you ever been three steps from completing something monumental, and then suddenly you’re more stressed than you were in the beginning? There is less work to do than ever, but the end seems at once far, far away and frighteningly close. In the murky depths of that coffee-fueled haze of stress and ambition, you must overcome five demons in order to finally see your work through…
Essay: Tell A More Interesting Story
Wildflowers are a sign that I’ve lived another year. I can’t seem to believe it until I see them blanketing the grasses by the roadside, those little strips of the Texas prairie that civilization has allowed to survive.
Update: It’s Almost Armageddon
AKA: I’m actually finishing a project, could this be a sign of the Apocalypse? I’m kidding. But according to my spreadsheet, I’m on track to finish this manuscript in less than a month. Finish! I will have have actually achieved the result I set out for an entire year ago. I know some peopleContinue reading “Update: It’s Almost Armageddon”
Book Cover Design Hell: Will I Make it Out of this Alive?
I need a book cover, and I need it by the end of the month. I need the agents and editors at the conference I’m attending to take one look at my cover, talk to me for five minutes, and think: “Wow. This girl really has her sh*t together. I want to help her succeed.”Continue reading “Book Cover Design Hell: Will I Make it Out of this Alive?”
5 Paintings of Achilles Lamenting Patroclus’ Death, Ranked In Order Of Gayness
In honor of Pride Month 2018… I consider this two days PTSOA, or post- The Song of Achilles, which has made living my real life difficult in its wake. The only way it could possibly be improved is if it were some sort of… Very historically inaccurate lesbian re-imagining. That would truly knock my socksContinue reading “5 Paintings of Achilles Lamenting Patroclus’ Death, Ranked In Order Of Gayness”