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Andrew Shaffer is the New York Times bestselling author of HOPE NEVER DIES: AN OBAMA/BIDEN MYSTERY, the parody FIFTY SHAMES OF EARL GREY, and numerous other humorous works of fiction and nonfiction. He has been nominated by readers for a Goodreads Choice Award for Humor. (He didn't win.) Shaffer attended the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and studied comedy writing at Chicago's famed The Second City. An Iowa native, Shaffer lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with his wife, novelist Tiffany Reisz. He teaches and mentors writers at Lexington's Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.
Published Dec 4, 2018 · 305 words (2 minutes) · 812 views
A short parody of "The Elf on the Shelf," originally published in my holiday collection "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like F*ck This" (2018, 8th Circle Press).