My first novel, a study of the lifestyle of Pacific North West high-school graduates in the final pre-social media year of 2003. Written between 2014 – 2018. 210,000 words.

My second novel, exploring the startup lifestyle of a group of ex-Silicon Valley programmers, written and set in 2019 – 2020. 90,000 words.

About Me

“There is nothing more satisfying to me, than to create a complete self-contained world when a computer is controlling it.”

Jim Clark, quoted in Michael Lewis’ The New New Thing


I am a historian who specializes in defence studies.
My PhD thesis is under consideration for publication with Routledge

I am the creator of the Canadian War Studies Association, and AirSpace Historian.
I enjoy soccer, skiing, reading, and graphic and web design as a hobby.


howlettalexander [at]

@Suetonius_ & @Thucydides_

I live in Vancouver, British Columbia

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