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Gareth Chapman

Location: Galway
Speaks at events.
Speaks to writer groups.
Speaks to book clubs.


New Zealand, a far-flung destination famous for sheep, adventure, hobbits and some might even say, Gareth Chapman!

These days however, Gareth could quite possibly be found sitting at a desk in the Slieve Aughty mountains, a range of ‘large hills’ as he calls them which are nestled on the outskirts of County Galway, Ireland. It is in these mountains that he is lucky enough to have a wee family, a wee house, a wee block of land and a couple of dogs, a rabbit, a cat, a horse and a mortgage. That’s right, he is a kiwi living in Ireland!

Writing to Gareth is about sharing. Sharing ideas, sharing stories and sharing laughs. With a stroke of your pen you can create anything! From toast eating dragons or snuffling hedgehogs to fairy lights in windows and spooky old cottages. The only limitation to a story are the bounds of your imagination. That is the magic of writing.


Albert the Dragon

Albert is a shy dragon who likes to eat toast.
Holly is a little girl with a big smile.
When Albert’s wings are damaged in a storm, he finds himself spending more and more time alone in his cave.
A chance meeting with Holly one morning helps Albert realise, that a song and a smile can mend more than just wings.

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