Ryan W. Woodard

Writer. Editor. Storyteller.

United States

Freelance writer, video producer and communications consultant in Sioux Falls, SD. I was a newspaper reporter for six years and have spent the last five years in communications, marketing and public relations.

I primarily write, produce and edit marketing and PR content for blogs, websites, social media and email campaigns. I also write freelance articles for magazines, newspapers and online publications. Please contact me below for a quote on my services.

South Dakota Humanities Council
One Book Author Patterson Touring S.D. in October

2018 One Book South Dakota author Thomas Patterson will return to South Dakota this month to discuss his book "Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism."

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U.S. Poet Laureate: Poetry Leads to 'Profound Conversation'

The following post is by Ryan Woodard, communications consultant for the South Dakota Humanities Council. This post originally appeared on the South Dakota Humanities Council blog following Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's "American Conversations" visit to South Dakota from October 5-6, 2018.


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Tim O'Brien: 'Trust the Story'

In August of 1969, a year after leaving his home in Worthington, Minn. for basic training and life-threatening duty in war-torn Vietnam, Tim O’Brien was finally sent to the rear.

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Hemingway and O'Brien: Plunging Through Prose

Ryan Woodard reflects on Tim O'Brien's 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books presentation "Timmy and Tad and Papa and I: Discussing Writing in General and Responding to Hemingway in Particular."

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J. Ryan Stradal Draws Inspiration from S.D. in 2017 One Book

J. Ryan Stradal will be featured as the One Book Author at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books in Rapid City and Deadwood Sept. 21-24. He'll kick off the Festival Sept. 20 with a special book discussion and meal at the Racing Magpie in Rapid City.

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David Allan Evans Website

Author website built for David Allan Evans, a broadly published poet and storyteller and former Professor Emeritus at South Dakota State University who was South Dakota Poet Laureate for 12 years.

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Abdo: More Understanding Need of Life in the Middle East

Geneive Abdo will be featured at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood Sept. 21-24. Visit her author page for scheduling information. By Ryan Woodard Geneive Abdo will put her encyclopedic knowledge of the Middle East to good use at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books.

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2017 SDHC Program Catalog

32 page program catalog designed and written for the South Dakota Humanities Council.