John Chapman

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John Chapman was born in the autumn of 1979. One of six children, he grew up in a house barely big enough for three. They had very little but learnt to make do with what they had and each other. Making contraptions out of cereal boxes and drawing on every last scrap of paper he could find, John’s passion for creativity began to take flight.

After an unfortunate year spent in remedial English, John quickly discovered his love of reading and promptly set about making up for lost time. Soon he began to write stories of his own set in fantasy worlds conjured from his own drawings. Though none would ever see the light of day, the seeds of a new form of expression had been sown.

At the age of 22, he spent a year living in a remote village in the mo
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Raining Sushi and Donuts

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