As a playwright, she has 8 writing and co-writing credits with Rising Tide Theatre, including 5 collectives.
Ruth co-wrote The House Wife with Sherry White in 2001, and The Lone Randells with Des Walsh in 2010. She adapted a Scottish folktale to create a TYA puppet show, Kate Crackerberry for White Rooster in 2017 and co- wrote Stable Home with her comedian son, Luke Lawrence in 2014. In 2018, she premiered Other Women Walk, an historical walking tour through downtown St. John’s. For film, she was a contributor to Hopeless Romantic as one of 6 writer/directors, now in post production, to be released Fall 2018, co-produced by Jay Dahl, Bill Niven, Latonia Hartery. Buy The Boards is a 5 episode comedy webseries written & starring Luke Lawrence & Matt Wright that she directed and co-created. She has written a number of short films. Her poetry appears in anthologies such as The Backyard of Heaven, The March Hare Anthology, Land Sea & Time Vol 2, and several literary journals.