Kevin J. Howard

I grew up in Mission Viejo, CA.  I knew I was a writer when I read Stephen King's "IT" in the 5th grade.

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Other than reading and writing, music has been an important part of my life.  I taught myself how to play the French horn in the 6th grade and played all through high school.  I took so many music classes my freshman year, I actually lettered in Music my first year.  I was blessed with the opportunity to play with a small group of students in Austria, Germany and Switzerland at the age of 16.

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Playing the French horn at the Melk Abbey in Austria.  An incredible place!

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I was the drum major in my high school and it was so much fun.  I led several parades through the streets of Disneyland and once I got an entire stadium to do the Hokey Pokey.  It was pretty cool.

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Travelling is an incredible source of inspiration for me.  Much of my work is set in different countries around the world, based off my own experiences.  

When I was 20, I drove to Yellowstone National Park to work for the summer season.  My mother and father met in the park and it's a family tradition.  While working there, I wrote a novel titled "Resident of Bison" and outlined "Faithful Shadow".  Yellowstone is an incredibly magical place.

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An amazing trip through St. Petersburg

Berlin, Germany

Over the city in Hong Kong

In 2012, I wrote my very first screenplay.  I sent "Identical Opposites" into the Las Vegas International Film Festival and was selected as a Finalist!

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In 2013, "Identical Opposites" was an official selection in the Beverly Hills International Film Festival

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The Beverly Hills International Film Festival was held in the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood!

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