More Info & writing elsewhere

Here are a few places around the old internet where you can get to know me better.

PRACTICING AMONGST STEAL AND STONE: A CITY WITCH FINDS HER HOME

It might seem counterintuitive to practice a religious order that is so closely tied to nature when I choose to live in one of the largest cities in the world—and not just on the outskirts, where small private patches of land exist, but right smack in the center. Here's how I explain my practice,  how a witch can thrive in a place with little to no great expanse of nature... it's an excerpt from my book, Witch, Please.

TO BE A BETTER BOSS, ACT LIKE A WITCH

Misty Bell Stiers is a witch. But for her, practicing Wicca isn’t just about being at one with a universal, divine energy—it’s about becoming a better manager.

 
 
 

WITCHY WOMAN: A CREATIVE DIRECTOR REVEALS HER WICCA WAYS

Double, double, toil and trouble. When most people think about witches, black cats, pointy hats and broomsticks spring to mind. But Isobar Creative Director Misty Bell Stiers would like to, uh, dispell the myths. She sat down with Ad Age to break down what it actually means to be a modern-day witch.

 

MAYBE WE COULD ALL DO WITH A FEW MORE EXCLAMATION POINTS

The room was crowded and everyone sat knee to knee while the “networking” area in the back buzzed a never-ending cacophony. My hips and back were aching from the daylong conference, but I had eagerly awaited the next panel all day, so I sat there patiently, front and center, unwilling to give up my seat.

As the panelists took the stage, the rumbling in the back slowly silenced to pin drop status and the lights came up on some of the most anticipated speakers of the day.

WITCHES IN AMERICA

What we believe spiritually is often what we were born to believe. Our faith is as rich and defining a cultural inheritance as our language or our food or our skin tone. But according to a new Pew study, for an increasing number of Mash-Ups, faith isn’t something we inherit: it is something we choose. Misty Bell Stiers, a Sicilian-Scotch-Irish Mash-Up whose family has been in America for generations, who is now raising two children as witches in New York City.