Howard retired in 2014 from a career in adult education in the computer industry. He began writing a blog on his experiences with his retirement, primarily for his friends. With encouragement from friends and family he began writing his first book on what he learned and what he wished he had known before his retirement.
Howard has written and self-published two non-fiction books: Retire Fit, Fit and Fit. He co-authored and self-published Retire Fit with S.A.F.E. Workouts with Missy Gore. He has also written many short stories and poems, and is working on his first novel.
Howard is also involved in two writers groups as well as organizer of a writing retreat.
Howard is a writer, Flamenco promoter, Rotarian and a world traveler. Howard and his wife Rosemary live in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.