Auckland, New Zealand
Mara Kelland is a writer/folksinger, harpist, pianist and abstract painter of over 10 years experience. She has a Certificate in Freelance Journalism from the New Zealand Institute of Business Studies. After a year studying Communication Studies at Auckland University of Technology, Mara switched to Psychology in 2008. She has written one novella and numerous shortstories (unpublished) and is available for freelance writing/editing. Under her pseudonym (Gudrun Miller), Mara writes a blog at theinspirer.wordpress.com. See also www.freewebs.com/marakelland She currently serves as secretary of The Association of Blind Citizes of New Zealand, Auckland branch and is researching a historical novel on the life of Mary of Guise, Mary Queen of Scots mother.
Interests: Music--folk and classical, old English literature, mythology/folklore, history, religion/spiritualism, biograraphy, blogging, blindness and disability issues, art-abstract painsing, psychology
Published writer: No