Author of Christian Fantasy. Developmental Editor. Story Coach. Entrepreneur. S. D. Howard helps authors create and polish their books through his work in the publishing industry and through his own platform at The Editing Bard. For years, Howard has devoted himself to helping authors put their best books forward.

Howard's writing tackles issues of abuse and trauma, of the perils and triumphs of faith and, most importantly, of the sturdiness of the human soul through the lens of a fantastical world. Within the stories, survivors of trauma will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone. Those who haven't experienced trauma are given a glimpse of what they can do to walk beside someone who has.



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Original Works:
- The City of Snow and Stars (Available on Amazon) #fantasy #christianfantasy
- The City of Stone & Sorrow (In-progress)

Lord of the Rings works:

1. Into Depravity - Complete
2. A Reason to Stay - Complete
3. Throne of Stone - Complete
4. Boromir's Return - Complete
5. The Forgotten One - ON HOLD

1. In My Father's Shadow - Completed
2. Mother's Twilight - Future Work (TBD)
3. The Black Tree - Future Work (TBD)
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  • JoinedOctober 26, 2017

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