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Daedalus Howell

Greetings — I’m Daedalus Howell, journalist (editor, Pacific Sun, North Bay Bohemian) and author-auteur (writer, Quantum Deadline, writer-director, Pill Head). Presently on assignment penning a new mystery series. Sign up for my latest bylines and exclusive off the record content!

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Free Flick & Fiction!

For a limited time, please enjoy a complimentary stream of my “artsploitation” feature film Pill Head and download Quantum Deadline, my newspaperman-turned-cyberpunk-sleuth novel for free!

Praise for the film Pill Head

“…Satirically off-the-wall…” — Press Democrat

Praise for the novel Quantum Deadline

“A wonderful blend of mystery, science fiction and dark comedy that keeps readers from putting the story down.” – SciFi Bloggers


  • Writing in Cafes
    Remember writing in cafes? My own obsession began with Christine’s Cafe in Petaluma in the mid-’80s but quickly metastasized into San Anselmo’s Cafe Nuvo and finally into San Francisco’s North Beach. This is where my cohorts and I vainly searched for traces of the Beats, who, by the early ’90s, were so […]