Finding Serendipity

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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Writing Tip #1: What’s the problem?

The other day, when my Mum was cleaning up her house, she found a big box of exercise books filled with stories that I wrote when I was in primary school. It was fun to look back through the ideas I’d had when I was just starting out as a writer, and I found that […]

Polka Dot Brownies

200g (7oz) dark cooking chocolate, chopped 250g (8oz) butter, chopped 1½ cups brown sugar 4 eggs ½ cup cocoa powder, sifted 1¼ cups plain (all-purpose) flour, sifted ¼ teaspoon baking powder 350g orange-flavoured chocolate balls (Jaffas) Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C (325 degrees F). Place the chocolate and butter in a small saucepan over […]

Dolly Magazine

June 2013 KidsStyleFile – “Finding Serendipity evokes the spirit of some of the finest children’s authors – Roald Dahl in the way that the young characters are smart, strong and capable – and Lewis Carroll for the malleable, whimsical world that the characters inhabit. While the lead characters are female, there’s plenty of adventure in […]