Howard is very active in two writers groups.

In the Waterloo Region of Ontario, Howard is an executive member of the Grand River Writers and KW Writers Alliance https://kwwritersalliance.com/
These groups are committed to assisting new and seasoned writers with their craft. Each member participates as they like and when they like.

In the Toronto Ontario area, Howard is a charter member of the Writers Advisory Group https://www.szpin.ca/category/writers-for-writers/
This group assists all writers in all aspects of writing. The group also provides a critiquing circle where members can submit short works for critique by other group members.