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Erudessa welcomes S.D. Howard!

We are trying something new this time around. Mr. Howard and I pre-recorded a video interview! I apologize for my sound quality, I will have a better microphone set up next time.

It was a pleasure getting to chat with Stephen. The call is just over an hour, but it's totally worth the time. Let me know what you think of this set up in the comments.

Keep reading below for the book and preorder details, and how to keep following S.D. Howard!

The City of Snow & Stars

Trinia’s Gift is the ability to duplicate herself perfectly in mind and body yet, every time she uses it, she feels like she loses another piece of her soul. Her abusive and power-hungry father, Caderyn, wishes to exploit her gift to create an army that obeys his command and rebuild the Airgíd Empire that fell a thousand years before.

Going on the run, Trinia seeks out the aid of the kingdoms that destroyed her people. When things don’t go as planned, she’s forced into trusting a failed mage, a man of legend with a vendetta, and a talking wolf to help her reach her goal by making a promise she isn’t sure she can keep.

As she wrestles with the ghosts of her past trauma and new ones that keep piling up, Trinia begins to wonder where the justice is in it all, and whether she has what it takes to stop her father and save her people.


The Pre-Order Giveaway Prizes and Links

The giveaway will run 7/19/2021 - 7/26/2021

Here are the prizes:

Grand prize: 1 Signed Illustrated Copy + 4 one-hour Coaching sessions with S.D Howard. (Winner will also receive a free eBook of standard edition)

-1 Signed softcover copy

-One 30 min coaching call with S.D. Howard

-Free ebook of the standard edition


Referral Giveaway Instructions

1) When the campaign goes live on 7/19, you will see the "share" buttons at the top of the campaign page. Click on the "chain" icon to get a custom link just for you

2) Copy that link and paste it on your social media, email it to a friend, or text a fellow #booklover.

3) When someone clicks on that link and backs the book, you get 1 entry!

The 𝘁𝗼𝗽 𝟯 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 with the most referred backers will get a $𝟭𝟱 𝗔𝗺𝗮𝘇𝗼𝗻/𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 𝗴𝗶𝗳𝘁 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗱 as Stephen's way of saying THANK YOU!


S.D. Howard

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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