Margaret McNellis

About me

In the spring of 2008, Margaret launched a freelance writing career, during which she wrote for internet marketing firms and local journalism outlets. That summer, she enrolled in her first course with the Long Ridge Writers Group for fiction. Margaret began submitting work during her first course with the Long Ridge Writers Group, and her earlier works have been published in various outlets online. During her second course, focusing on the novel, she shifted her focus to historical fiction.

When she’s not writing, Margaret enjoys playing classical piano. She is currently focusing on several of Mozart’s sonatas for solo piano. In 2011, she began composing music. Margaret began studying Kung Fu Kempo Karate in December of 2000. She earned her black belt in June of 2005, and taught students of all ages. She enjoys reading—genres ranging from horror to historical fiction to the classics. Margaret is also an intermediate knitter.

From my website

Last Blog Post

This will be my last blog post here. Beginning this winter, I will likely move my site, but I do not think I will resume blogging, as it takes a good deal of time away from writing fiction, and I do not have time right now with school, not really.…

Homework galore!

I’ve spent roughly twenty-two hours this week on homework. The good news? I’m about two weeks ahead on reading for my classes. Most of the readings have been enjoyable, and all of them have been thought-provoking and/or informative. So, the first week of this crazy term is going well. The…

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