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Book Promotion – Why I Wrote a LITTLE ELFY IN BIG TROUBLE – By: Barb Caffrey

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My latest guest blog post…hope you will enjoy it.

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The story of why I wrote A LITTLE ELFY IN BIG TROUBLE is a story in two parts…which I suppose suits the fact that it’s the second part/second half of the Elfy duology.

But maybe I’m getting ahead of myself.

I started writing Elfy (then one book) in September of 2002. (Yes, 2002.) I’d read an anthology—I now forget the name—where the editor said of the stories, “This isn’t your usual Elfy-welfie stuff.”

So my subconscious started to wonder just what this “Elfy-welfie stuff” might be. I know this, because I woke up the next day and had a character in my head saying this editor didn’t know anything about “Elfy-welfie” stuff—but he did, and would I listen?

Of course I’d listen!

So I sat down, and started writing everything this character—later known to me as Bruno the Elfy—told me. I found out he loved darker colors, unlike the other…

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Written by Barb Caffrey

March 10, 2016 at 11:44 pm

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