Micol Ostow

Micol Ostow is half Puerto Rican, half Jewish, half student, half writer, half chocolate, half peanut butter. When she is under deadline, she is often half asleep. She believes that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts except in the case of Chubby Hubby ice cream. She lives in New York City where she reads, runs, and drinks way too much coffee. Learn more at www.micolostow.com.

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My Life in 8 Words

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Micol Ostow
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia."--E.L. Doctorow

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. 1) loyalty 2) determination/hard work 3) creativity

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Teaching and editing, or some combination thereof. Both take me out of my own head and enhance my work.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. It's always changing depending on what I've read lately. I was blown away by THE HUNGER GAMES and Katniss. Wasn't everyone? I also loved Tabitha of the upcoming PURE.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. You tell me--I'm sure you'll find them in my books!

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