Writing & Speaking

I do a good deal of writing and speaking.


You can find information about my books here.


Here is a fairly current list of articles I’ve written for various publications.

Interviews & Lectures:

I do a lot of speaking and interviewing; here’s a list and some samples.

Speaking Engagements:

If you’re interested at having me speak at your company or event, please contact me here:

Kind Words:

I’m very honored to have gotten some great endorsements for my writing. Here are a few of them:

“The next time an aspiring recording artist comes to us for advice, we’ll advise them to read this book first. George Howard really knows what he’s talking about.”
– Chris Franz and Tina Weymouth, members of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club

“George is a gifted, passionate individual who understands the music and artist wholly.”
– Chris Blackwell, Founder, Island records

“This book is a great resource for young artists trying to shape the business side of their career. It’s comprehensive in scope and full of practical advice. I found the case studies used to illustrate different paths to success to be particularly compelling.”
– John Paluska, Phish manager

“Practical advice from an insider who has seen every aspect of the industry from supplicant to president. This book will help to demystify the often confusing music business, offering realistic strategies for success in an easy to understand style.”
– Paul Q. Kolderie, Producer/Engineer (Joe Jackson, Radiohead, Morphine, Hole, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Uncle Tupelo, etc.)

“Even if you’re not specifically looking to be signed to a label, the book is a great resource for any artist looking to further his career. The advice on building relationships and understanding contracts is invaluable.”
– Performing Songwriter magazine

“Everything you really need to know to get it on in the music biz is here.”
– Tucson Citizen