Bio and Media Info

On this page you’ll find all the info you would need for your conference web site if you actually booked Randy to teach at your conference. You will probably e-mail Randy for this information because you didn’t see this page, and he’ll probably respond by sending you to this page because it’s all right here.

Randy’s Bio

Randy Ingermanson is the author of six novels and the bestselling book WRITING FICTION FOR DUMMIES. He is known around the world as “the Snowflake Guy” in honor of his wildly popular Snowflake method of designing a novel. Randy has a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of California at Berkeley and still works half-time as a scientist for a biotechnology company in San Diego. He publishes the free monthly Advanced Fiction Writing E-zine, with over 32,000 subscribers and sits on the advisory board of American Christian Fiction Writers. Randy lives in southern Washington state with his wife and daughters and three surly cats. Visit his web site at

Randy’s Photos

You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear, but Randy’s photographer gave it her best shot. Here’s what she came up with:

Randy Ingermanson

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