David McElroy

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David McElroy is a writer and designer who has been creating stories in one way or another since childhood. A chance pickup at an elementary school book fair began his fascination with goblins, and he’s always believed they could be more than simple fodder for stalwart adventurers.

He lives in Lebanon, IL with his wife and daughter.

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David McElroy I've tried many different remedies for writer's block. I've tried taking time off from writing. I've tried getting inspiration from other books,…moreI've tried many different remedies for writer's block. I've tried taking time off from writing. I've tried getting inspiration from other books, movies, even video games. I've tried taking walks or just being outside, getting some fresh air. In the end, for me, the only thing that really works is just writing through it. Even if that means writing page upon page of absolute rubbish, eventually something starts to click and I break through the blockade in my mind.(less)
David McElroy I'm currently working on the second book in The Good Goblin series.
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I’m currently working on editing the third book in my Good Goblin series – The Green Watch! While it will be a couple months before it’s ready to be read, I wanted to start getting a list together of anyone interested in reading an advance copy of the book. Here’s how it would work… 1. Comment on this post and I’ll send you a PM2. Once the book is ready, I’ll email you a digital copy3. You read... Read more of this blog post »
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“Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”
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“As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.”
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