David Elvar



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David Elvar

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born
in The United Kingdom
March 28, 1954

gender
male

website

influences
Robert Pirsig, Richard Bach, anyone who makes me think.


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YAWN!

Okay, what day is it? Tell me it's a Saturday, please tell me it's a Saturday. What? It's Wednesday? Okay, usual ritual: grab a slug of coffee and check my e-mails

Let's see now...Some guy in Nigeria wants help with transferring money...Someone else selling pills to enlarge my WHAT?...Hang on, what's this? I've been accepted as a Goodreads author. Uh...right. Does that mean I actually have to do something? Yep, I thought it was too good to be true: I have to write a profile. Bear with me a second while I get some more coffee...

So where do I start? Er...British born, now living in Denmark, run my own translation/editing service, engaged to a striking Viking woman and getting my own back for all the years of pillage and plunder her people...more


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The first Children's book I ever wrote was a 55,000-word effort entitled 'The One-End Tunnel Light Railway'. Full of hope and a sense of accomplishment, I sent the first three chapters and a covering letter off to an agent. A few weeks later, said three chapters came back. It was a rejection. But the letter that came with it, I very nearly framed.

To quote from it:

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SUPERMOG!
2.57 of 5 stars 2.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010
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Giuliana and the Giant
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2009
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'Put your back into it!' - ...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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The story of Athene and Ara...
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'I want ice cream!'
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Jakob und der Professor
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The Friday Special
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Millie's Mum
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Victoria, Cat and the bag o...
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No, Papa!
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