About Lori Howell

Lori HowellLori Howell, Award-winning Author

Biography

  • “Reflections” novel an award-winning screenplay written by Manuel Freedman 2017.

 

Awards

  • Award Winner for the California Film Awards 2017
  • Nominee Best Screenplay Hollywood Verge Film Awards 2016
  • Semi-Finalist New York Film & TV Festival 2016
  • Finalist for International New York Film Festival 2016
  • Official Selection for Galactic Film Festival Awards 2016
  • Official Finalist for Hollywood Screenplay Contest 2016
  • Quarterfinalist for Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards 2016
  • Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Official Selection for Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards 2016
  • Official Selection for Best Screenplay at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival 2016
  • Honorable Mention Award at the Indie Gathering International Film Festival 2016
  • Finalist for BEST SCREENPLAY at the Los Angeles Cinefest 2016
  • Semi-Finalist for BEST SCREENPLAY at the Los Angeles Cinefest 2016
  • Official Selection for BEST SCREENPLAY at the Los Angeles Cinefest 2016
  • Winner Best Feature Script at Indie Film Awards for Best Screenplay 2016
  • Winner at Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival for Best Screenplay April 2016
  • Winner at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival for Best Screenplay 2016
  • Official Selection for Best Screenplay at the Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival 2016
  • Official Selection for Best Screenplay at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival 2016
  • Author of three books; a novel (thriller) “Reflections” and a (children’s book), “An Adventure with Joshua and Hoppy Frog”. “An Adventure with Joshua and Rocky the Otter”.
  • Award-winning artist. Enjoys painting landscapes, ocean, and nature.
  • Featured author in a two-page article in the “Women of Distinction Magazine” released July 2017.
  • Future writing projects; “Three Faces of Evil”, “Tainted Ambition”, “Redemption”, “The Other side of Paradise”, September Dawn”, “Love Beyond Death” and “Pink Diamonds, A Cancer Love Story” (my biography as a cancer survivor).
  • National Director for writer’s retreats for Tom Bird. Trained retreat sponsors for event planning and coordinating. Arranged hotel venues and recruited writers for retreats. Wrote and maintained training manuals.  Administrator for business development and correspondence.
  • Radio interview by Dr. Carol Francis, Hollywood, California.
  • Former winner of the International Library of Poets for the Best Poems and Poets of 2007. Poems published in The Poetry Gems 2000 and Halcyon Days 2002.
  • Articles have appeared in The Carmel Pine, The Monterey News and Views, and The Monterey Poetry Review Magazine.
  • 2004 radio interview by the Children’s Miracle Network.
  • Co-founder and Publicist for the Monterey Poetry Review magazine; established 4,500 circulations for three counties.
  • Director and writing coach for poetry workshops.
  • Member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, International Women’s Writing Guild, Aspiring Writer’s blogs, Aspiring Writer’s Short Stories, Book Reviewers, Books and Writers, Children’s Book Writers, and Fiction Writers Guild.