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NameJ. Paul Cooper
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LocationCalgary, Alberta

Hunting Teddy Bears/Self-Published - Draft2Digital (2021)
Jack: A Lady's Cat/ Self-Published - Draft2Digital (2020)
What If? A Collection of Short Fiction by J. Paul Cooper/Self-Published-Smashwords (2016)

Short Fiction
"Just A Toonie" The Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature (website) November 2020
"An Appointment With Life" Ambrosia Literary Review, Spring-Summer 2020 p.3-6
"Harold's Muse" Polar Borealis Magazine, Issue #12 (Nov/Dec 2019) p.20-25
“Save the Humans” Power: In the Hands of One, In the Hands of Many,West Coast Science Fiction Association (2018) p. 116-123
“The King’s Nephew” Everything is to Political, Roseway Publishing (2013) p.110-117
“The Poodle and the Golfer” The Maple Tree Literary Supplement, Issue #20 (2015)
“The Dinner Guest” Canadian Tales of the Fantastic, Red Tuque Books (2011) p.161-171
“The Equation” Next Stop Hollywood: Short Stories Bound For The Screen, St. Martin’s Griffin (2007) p. 315-329

"Taking a Shot at Unscripted Television" Westword, Writers' Guild of Alberta (July-September 2022) p. 20-21
“Writing Formats: The Keys to Your Potential” Writing Better Fiction: Craft Tips From Some of Canada’s Best Writers and Editors, In Places Between (2019) p. 72-75
“Storytelling: On and Off Screen” Westword, Writers’ Guild of Alberta (April-June 2019) p. 24-25
“Be Your Own Motivation Guru” Opal: The Magazine for Canadian Authors and Writers (August 2018) p. 23-25
“From the Office to the Stage” Faith Today (July 2016) p, 10


Bachelor Of Arts (Political Science)
Robert McKee Story Seminar
Certificate in Creative Writing


Writers' Guild of Alberta
Imaginative Fiction Writers Association

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