About le writer

Cheers! I’m Laura Ehrke, a published novelist, freelance writer, writing instructor and public speaker. I have extensive writing and editing experience in the corporate, literary, newspaper, online and nonprofit sectors. Need writing help? I am available for freelance writing and editing assignments. Need help with your writing? As your writing coach, I will help you stay motivated, focused, creative and productive.

My recent speaking engagements include ComicCon, NaNoWriMo, Pop Culture Con and The University of Chicago Arts Panel, as well as local colleges and libraries. Please contact me to schedule a customized presentation for your organization.

Writing is my passion, and I love to inspire others to embrace their inner writer. My courses are designed to help you unleash your creativity while improving your writing skills. Please see my home page for upcoming courses at Harper College as well as private coaching and corporate training options.

My education includes a Master of Liberal Arts degree from the University of Chicago, Writing coursework at The Graduate School at Northwestern University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from DePaul University, and British Literature and Poetry studies at Oriel College, Oxford University. I am honored to be a member of the Chicago Writers Association, Golden Key National Honor Society, International Women’s Writing Guild, National Association of Professional Women and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Contact me at lewriter@ymail.com.