Miracle Cove

Set in the 1970’s and based on actual events, an idealistic college student on the cusp of earning his degree is forced to take a dangerous job as a logger in order to save his younger sisters from their abusive family home. As he learns the ropes of this perilous job, his values will also be challenged by a ruthless boss, working to further his control over the isolated woodland town with the help of some criminal cronies.

  • Alfred Cool
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    Television Script
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  • Television Feedback Screenplay WebSeries Festival
    Toronto, Canada
    August 28, 2019
  • Moondance Festival
    Boulder CO
    September 16, 2019
  • Action on Film MegaFest
    Las Vegas, NV
    October 15, 2019
  • 1st TV Script Writing
    January 20, 2020
  • L.A. International Competition
    January 15, 2020
Writer Biography - Alfred Cool

Alfred Cool has written a pilot, 8 novels and multiple short stories about the B.C. coast, as only a local can, bringing to life through compelling and uniquely Canadian stories the raw and bold characters living where Canada’s mountains meet Earth’s greatest ocean.

Since 2010, he has won awards in short story contests, has published stories in Toronto’s Danforth Review and New York’s The Otter e-zines, and has contributed to three Canadian anthologies. Before he attended Simon Fraser University to pursue an English degree, Al was a coast logger. Al enjoyed a lengthy career as a computer technologist and taught privately and as a college instructor. He is a member of the Vancouver chapter of the Canadian Authors Association and is an associate editor for the B.C. Federation of Writers publication Wordworks.

Al has lived in many unique B.C. communities. He brings to his writing his background as a logger, a mountaineer, a dreamer, a boxer, a programmer and Systems Analyst, a manager, a rebel, a teacher, and always an environmentalist. He has worked at polished board room tables and has slept in ditches as a homeless adventurer, all on behalf of his desire to share the timeless experience of living on Canada's west coast.

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