Andrew Shaffer

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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.

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The Christmas Snitch

Published Dec 4, 2018 · 305 words (2 minutes) · 285 views

Horror Humor Satire Strange

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).

Snitch 1


The Dark Side

Published May 10, 2018 · 1,513 words (6 minutes) · 273 views

Science Fiction


Bunga Bunga

Published May 10, 2018 · 5,059 words (19 minutes) · 290 views

Love Humor Romance


The Junkie League

Published May 10, 2018 · 3,058 words (12 minutes) · 369 views