Richenda started crafting websites to support her writing addiction in high school and both turned into careers. She writes YA fiction, and nonfiction for writers, under the pen name Bronwen Fleetwood. Richenda holds a Bachelor of Arts from Eugene Lang, The New School of Liberal Arts, where she studied writing, media, and web design. After growing up in New Jersey, she moved back to South Africa in 2016. She is now happily ensconced between the mountain, the sea, and a lake.