Chris Minnick ([email protected]) is an author, teacher, programmer, and enthusiastic learner.

Minnick has authored and co-authored over a dozen books including titles in the For Dummies series and several books for teaching kids to code. He has developed video courses for online training providers Pluralsight, O’Reilly Video, Ed2Go, and Skillshare. His company, WatzThis, writes and maintains courseware that’s used for training software developers at some of the largest companies in the world.

Minnick studied creative writing, literature, journalism, and film at the University of Michigan, and he worked in editorial, circulation, and online publishing capacities at newspapers and magazines in Ann Arbor, Detroit, and San Francisco. In addition to his technical writing and training, Chris is a novelist, painter, winemaker, swimmer, and musician.


One-on-One with Nancy Christie

Chris talks about writing, his writing process, how he organizes his time, and much more in this four-part interview.

Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

The Secret Podcast: Interview with Chris Minnick

Chris Minnick is interviewed by Philip Barasch in this interview for The Secret Gallery’s podcast. Listen to it here.