Turning Points: Guest Post by Micol Ostow (+Giveaway)
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Turning Points: Guest Post by Micol Ostow (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here is YA author Micol Ostow revealing hers… Guest post by Micol Ostow The truth: as thrilled as I am to be asked to participate in this blog … Continue reading

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Guest Post: What Scares Micol Ostow

(Design & illustration by Robert Roxby) By Micol Ostow, author of family I love, love, love to be scared. No, seriously. Mind you, I should clarify that by saying that I am a giant fraidy-cat; I get spooked out easily and the slightest sense of discomfit will keep me up at night. But somehow, that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Author Interview & Book Giveaway: Micol Ostow on Her New Novel “family”

Sometime ago, I got an early read on the opening pages of a manuscript that has haunted me ever since. While I read, I was filled with a deep sense of foreboding about the story and its narrator, seventeen-year-old Mel. I was chilled, torn up by what going to happen, wanting to stop it, wanting … Continue reading