Maya Rushing Walker

July 28, 2021

It's Tuesday...

...and I'm listening to this as I finally get back to my email after working like crazy on a take-home exam for my religion class: If you haven't heard from me, I'm on it! Happy end-of-July vibes! Maya Rushing Walker author of contemporary and historical fiction
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July 16, 2021

I know I shouldn't do this BUT...

...I'm going to post something I literally just wrote in its most raw, unpolished form, aaack! I'm not sure why I had the sudden urge, but here it is! It's a letter from Roman Dryden to Lydia Barrow. If you've read The Portrait, then you know who Lydia is. If not, well, it's okay. All you need to know is that this is a Regency period h...
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June 9, 2021

What I’ve been learning from Netflix lately

Lately there has been an explosion of Korean dramas on my favorite streaming service, Netflix. There are so many that I literally don’t have time to watch them all. The back catalogue is huge, but there are also brand-new dramas that are being trickled out as they are shown in Korea. Law School, Vincenzo, Hospital Playlist...they range...
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June 3, 2021

Sneak peek! Draft chapter of EVER YOUR AFFECTIONATE

I'm hard at work on my next book, a Regency era historical novella. It's called Ever Your Affectionate, and is written entirely as a first-person journal. I started writing this book this spring when vaccinations became plentiful and there was a sense of optimism in the air. I'll get right back to Twelfth Night, which is a beast of a b...
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May 28, 2021


Hey! Maybe it's common where you are, or maybe I don't pay attention, but this is what I saw! I have a SkiErg machine, which is essentially a cross-country ski machine, next to a big picture window in my study. I was doing my cardio workout with earbuds in, watching an intense and scary show on Netflix, when I happened to glance out th...
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May 13, 2021

Hello from Maya!

Welcome! I can't believe I'm "starting" a blog. Aren't blogs, like, so 2005? I used to read blogs, and I mostly don't anymore. It feels too hard to try to figure out what's relevant or accurate. Also, when I am scanning my email on the go, I'm not likely to click over to a random link. Again, it's just too hard, and I believe that my p...
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