Hello and welcome to Ruby Bastille! My name is Laura and I’m a writer, reader, wife, office girl, Christian, cat owner, geek, gamer, cautious fashionista, tea drinker, and several other things as well. I live near Portland, Oregon, where it rains about as much as they say it does, and where coffee and beards are even more common than they say they are.
I believe every woman should be able to see herself as beautiful. I believe in positivity, encouragement, and affirmation. I believe there can never be too many women speaking up for diversity, self-worth, and a wider definition of beauty, which is why this blog exists.
I also really love talking about books, so there’ll be a lot of that, too.
Every Ruby Bastille post contains a healthy serving of links, fashion, books, body-positivity and self-image articles, geeky movie news, and maybe a few of my own photos or sketches if I’m feeling particularly unselfconscious. I also hang out at Fashion Beauty Friend Friday and Top Ten Tuesday, so you might get some special content on those days.
Or you might get a comic about boring meetings:
Or a recipe for something delicious, like frittata:
So again, welcome, and have fun!
You can follow me @RubyBastille or shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I love hearing from you! Reader feedback is what nourishes writers. We are word zombies, and your feedback is brains. Delicious, delicious brains.
If you really want to make a word zombie happy, consider having me guest-write a post for you! Here’s a holiday-party style guide I wrote for Sugar & Spice. I’m also happy to offer my services as an editor, writer, content generator, and general cleaner-upper of words and the usage thereof. Just shoot me an email!