Maria Hopwood is a freelance writer based near the beautiful city of Cambridge, from which she has gained much inspiration.
Maria has been freelance writing since 2013, managing her writing work around her full time role as an administrator.
Published writing includes a portfolio of over 80 articles, for LocalSecrets, a local online magazine. Maria's work mainly focuses on local history, but she is able to diversify and write about other subjects upon request.
Also a keen blogger, follow Maria as she records life as a Writer here. You can also follow her over at Maria Explores, where you will find her ruminating on culture, history and nature.
By day, Maria works at the University of Cambridge.
She has over 25 years of administrative experience behind her and understands the importance of reliability, excellent customer service, flexibility, working to deadlines and attention to detail.
A copy of Maria's administrative CV is available on request.
Outside of her writing/administrative life Maria is an avid reader of both fiction and non fiction, has a passion for most sports (although this is is mainly watching not playing), enjoys a wander around galleries and museums and loves to take time mooching around Cambridge as if a visitor for the day.
Maria is also currently exploring her creative side and can be found experimenting with drawing, an watercolour painting. She is also a keen painter and hider of stones and is part of the Love on The Rocks Facebook community (a spin off of the Kindness Rocks Project)
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