A former print journalist and retired communications consultant,

Randy has also been a bookseller and a book buyer. 

She has taught writing at the undergraduate level and

occasionally coaches aspiring novelists. 

She pens book reviews [OC BookBlog] for a California culture and entertainment website and is the author of two novels, one play, 

and many short stories.


Raised in New York City, she earned a Masters in Writing [Manhattanville College] and an MBA [Pace University] and

has a BA in English/Literature [Hunter College.] 

She reads and writes and enjoys the good life in Southern California.