J. David Cox


David Cox is a sixty-something father of two and husband to Sally for forty-four years. He likes tea, cookies, puppies (although he'll deny it), cheap B flicks, and scotch. Dave has done everything from running a medical clinic, racing motorcycles professionally to a stint as a banker. Prior to moving up the coast he was a mediator, arbitrator and business consultant for twenty years. None of this gave him any skills for living off the grid.

Smashwords Interview

What's the story behind your latest book?
Leaving the city behind. Embracing the forest. Living independently and learning the skills with which to do it.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Off the grid is an unusual genre and not easily accepted by publishers. I am not a well-known author nor will I be a prolific one and e-publishing gave me this opportunity.
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Where to buy in print


Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 STEPHEN LEACOCK MEDAL FOR HUMOUR “Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.

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