Guest Author, Geoff le Pard: Locations – My Father and Other Liars Blog Tour

My second guest post, this time over at Sue Vincent’s blog, The Daily Echo. I’m talking about the difficulty of dealing with multiple locations in your books, especially those you have never visited.

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

It is with pleasure that I hand the blog over today to that inimitable literary Red-Beard,  Geoff le Pard, whose new book,  My Father and Other Liars, was released in paperback and for Kindle earlier this year. You can read the first two chapters of the book by clicking here. Details of further guest appearances for the Blog Tour can be found here.

My father and other liars final for kindle 6 July

“An action-packed and intricate blend of religious nuttery, thriller and romantic novel.”

My Father and Other Liars (MFOL) started its life one bleak frozen December day in Union Square San Francisco. I stood, stomping my feet to keep out the chill while I waited for my family to emerge from Macy’s. Also stamping their feet were two or three young people, standing behind a sign asking for donations towards a local soup kitchen. The Hyde, from memory. I had already signed up to volunteer…

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About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published three books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars and Salisbury Square. In addition I published an anthology of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand this summer. A fourth book will be out soon. This started life as a novel in a week on this blog and will follow later this year. I blog about all sorts at geofflepard.com and welcome all comments. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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5 Responses to Guest Author, Geoff le Pard: Locations – My Father and Other Liars Blog Tour

  1. I’m enjoying this tour Geoff, you’ve thought of am interesting selection of topics, and of course, ones which other authors face too. Location is fascinating; I remember editing a book largely set in London, and getting out the A to Z and a tube map to check everything was correct. Street names are a nightmare though. In another book, I didn’t have the A to Z, so I looked up on Google, OK the name was right. Later on, the author used a different spelling for one street, for some reason I checked that too instead of just changing it. That was correct as well! Aaaagh!

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    • TanGental says:

      I was just saying to someone else I was writing a contemporary story, describing a real building only to find, When I just happened to be passing that it looks like they are pulling it down. Grrrr. They need to consult more widely.

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  2. Norah says:

    Lovely Geoff. You’re popping up all around the blogosphere. I’m really enjoying your posts. Thanks for sharing your wisdom.

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  3. Sue Vincent says:

    Thanks for coming over, Geoff 🙂

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