G. B. Couper


George Couper lives in Santa Barbara California and graduated from UCSB with a BFA in 1977. He has worked for the Arts in Corrections program as an Artist/Facilitator at Vacaville's Correctional Medical Facility for the California Department of Corrections bringing into the prison artists, writers, poets, musicians and ceramicists for workshops. He presently volunteers working with homeless addicts and alcoholics. A Time Ago and Then is his first Novel (published on Smashwords: Aug. 9, 2011). His second publication is an illustrated novella, A Taxi Romance, published Nov. 13, 2011 on Smashwords.

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Morningstar East: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A nonfiction description of the author's sojourn in Arroyo Hondo at the height of the"Hippy" invasion and free land movement in the area around Taos New Mexico @1969-70.
A Taxi Romance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Max is a middle-aged cab-driving poet who, after a divorce, estrangement from his daughter and a series of relationships bordering on disaster, struggles with drug and alcohol addiction. An obsession with a wealthy addict drives him to hit bottom and discover a profound relationship with a dynamic inner resource.
A Time Ago And Then
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Max, a USN submariner, is laid up in a hospital with a broken back in the late sixties: there, he begins spiritual journey that takes him through LSD,the Altamont Speedway fiasco, to the communes of New Mexico, Jamaica and drug dealing in Miami. Ending up in Santa Barbara his misadventures touch on the violence, cults and religions of the era as he struggles to find peace within himself.

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Smashwords book reviews by G. B. Couper

  • Smashwords Style Guide on Nov. 19, 2012

    I couldn't have done without it. The Style Guide is a most valuable guide to publishing and making my books available.