Warning: may contain nuts.

I work for Wattpad and manage the Ambassadors, our Wattpad volunteers, which is both an honour and a privilege. Aside from that, I suspect my normal state is dazed, grumpy and slightly confused. One day when I'm awake enough I will try and work it out. Until then, there's coffee...

I've been lucky enough to have a few short stories published but this community and the friends I have made on here have helped me become the writer I am today, largely due to the comment and critique I have received over the last few years. Useful critique is brilliant, so if you spot any mistakes in anything of mine you read, please feel free to let me know and I will have them forcibly removed.

I'm afraid I do not take read requests or follow4follow type requests. Please DO NOT spam my stories or my profile page. Spam = you asking me to read your stories or asking me to follow you.

Questions and comments are fine, fire away. But spam me and I'll stick a banana somewhere dark and surprising...

I started off on Wattpad as a writer, then became a Wattpad Ambassador (more details here if you're interested - http://www.wattpad.com/user/Ambassadors ), and now I work full time for Wattpad which is a blast.

For News and Updates be sure to follow the Wattpad profile http://www.wattpad.com/user/wattpad

--- Spotify Listings for my Works ---
Merlin's Gold
http://open.spotify.com/user/theorangutan_/playlist/7mDV8LSJkSP6eyR9GZToEP
World War Zed
http://open.spotify.com/user/theorangutan_/playlist/23W11vqrNvebJNY7DdYJdc
Windblown Saviour
http://open.spotify.com/user/theorangutan_/playlist/1h5KWoFvJXf6VcX2p3GS30

more coming...

Have fun on Wattpad. Cheers, Gav

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"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies...The man who never reads lives only one." George R. R. Martin

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"I'd rather be a rising ape than a falling angel." Terry Pratchett

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"Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way." Ray Bradbury
  • Devon, UK
  • JoinedJuly 20, 2010


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TheOrangutan TheOrangutan Mar 04, 2019 01:22PM
Dear All, Submissions to join the Ambassador program are now open again. To submit, all you have to do is fill in a form which is located in here - https://www.wattpad.com/823619 - along with some o...
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