Missy Stevens Reads

Missy Stevens Reads

Writers read. Most of us are drowning in books, and could happily spend hours talking about what we’re reading, and what we want to read. To that end, I’m launching a new feature at Missy Stevens Writes: Missy Stevens Reads. Eventually you’ll be able...
How I Write

How I Write

There’s a little thing going around called How I Write. Normally when someone says there’s a little thing going around I run to the nearest hand washing station and scrub away. Then I drink a concoction of apple cider vinegar, cranberry juice, and lemon...
Improv 101: The First Class

Improv 101: The First Class

Last night I took my first improv class. Due to a jacked up combo of nerves, adrenaline, embarrassment, and allergies, I came home from class and did not sleep. At all. Okay, an hour or so, but that does not count. At all. Thank goodness it worked out for Mark to...
In Favor

In Favor

Ah, the first week of school. Fall is in the air. No, it’s not. This is Texas. Sweat is in the air. And on my upper lip. But still, the first week of school. Mothers everywhere are rejoicing in a few kid-free hours each day. And other mothers everywhere are...
The Overstuffed Starving Artist

The Overstuffed Starving Artist

  We’re on Day 13 of summer vacation. Weekdays, that is. With weekends, it’s Day, uh, 19? I’ve never been great with math. I made a conscious decision (completely different from all those unconscious decisions I make, like eating half a key lime...