Recent Publications

Going concerns in sci-fi crime fiction/urban fantasy, reportage on wine country living and instructional guides on creative entrepreneurship.

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Quantum Deadline
I Heart Sonoma
Action Figure Sold Separately

Recent Blog Posts

This is where I riff, rehearse and otherwise make first (and sometimes last) attempts with ongoing projects in fiction, film and cultural critiques from a garret in Sonoma County. Think of it as a some harum-scarum cocktail party where the works rub shoulders, accidently switch coats and sneak out bathroom windows together. Viewer discretion is advised. Viewer indiscretions are encouraged. Your feedback is welcomed.

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Single Life

My brother’s romantic advice to me…

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Write or Drink?

Interactive Fiction Experiment: Write or Drink?

As many of you know, I'm a sucker for crowd-driven writing jags (hence, my annual…

Men's Health

Arsenic, Wine and Men’s Health

Editor pal Spitzy emailed with a request: "knock out a few hundred words this arsenic and…


About the Author

Daedalus HowellI write for pixels and pulp, pen slipstream sci-fi crime fiction and use my chops as a once-upon-a-time newspaperman to research the recherche (and other French words) on my blog.

As a hired gun, I’ve filed columns for dozens of papers and magazines, from daily metros to the local rag I delivered as a paperboy.
I had protracted lost weekend in Hollywood working in film and TV development, squatting lots, ghosting and making short works for studios and record labels.

I was briefly an award-winning wine critic but upgraded my rosé-tinted glasses for X-ray specs – all the better to examine the seamy underbelly of Lumaville, the setting of my recent work and the small town to which I’ve recently returned to save my soul…

Affiliations include Men's Health, San Francisco Chronicle, Sonoma Index-Tribune, North Bay Bohemian and others.

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