Welcome to this year’s fun spotlight introduction of Blog Battlers!
Every month we’re shining the light on a participant.
Welcome, Geoff Le Pard!
|How long have you been a writer?||14 years|
|3 random facts about you!||Dog lover, cake baker, tintin aficionado|
|What genre(s) do you write?||comedy, urban fantasy, thriller, literary, friendship, memoire, poetry, coming of age, magiacal realism|
|What is your favorite BB story/entry you’ve written? What is the URL?||do I have to say? There have been so many.|
|Have you published any books? Self/Indie published? Traditional? Hybrid?||yes; self/indie|
|If you have published books, where can people go to buy your books?||https://www.amazon.co.uk/Geoff-Le-Pard/e/B00OSI7XA0|
|Do you plan to publish? If so, self/indie, traditional or both/hybrid?||more to come|
|Who or what inspired you to start a blog and share your writing?||my tutor at University and some friends|
|Any advice you could share with your fellow BBers?||don’t stop, just keep writing|
|If you could write from anywhere in the world, where would it be? Why?||Not really fussed as I don’t notice my surroundings when I write. I need to be comfortable so not too hot or cold and not humid|
|In your own reading, who has been your favorite protagonist? Why? What makes them stand out?||Too many: Tintin for his resilience; Peter Grant (Rivers of London) for his magic; Adrian Mole for his haplessness; Paddington for always being there; Pooh for his loyalty.|
|Where are you strongest as a writer and feel like you could offer help and advice to fellow BBers?||I don’t stop, however hard writing is; I’m a fair but thorough critic; I can analyse plots for holes and suggest solutions|
|Where are you weakest as a writer and would like to get more feedback and help with?||I am useless at selling myself; I tend to overwrite and so need a lot of editing!|
|Share any social media links you have where you’d like to connect with fellow BBers and readers.||My blog is fine|
|How did you discover BB? (If you’d care to share!)||it’s so long ago….|
Thanks so much for sharing, Geoff!
And keep your eyes peeled for the next Prompt Word coming Friday, May 7th!
Please take a moment to ask Geoff some questions in the comments section.