Hi, I'm Laura

I coach individuals on their writing projects 

I help organizations optimize the quality and efficiency of their writing

About me

At UCLA, I teach classes on topics like editing, essay writing, pop science writing, and business writing, and work on projects related to writing assessment. I've also taught writing at the University of Toronto, UMass Amherst, and Toronto Metropolitan University, edited literary journals, consulted on fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, juried writing contests, presented at writing conferences, and worked as a writer in the tech field. My writing appears in various literary magazines and journals. 

Work with me

For individuals

Manuscript support: I provide feedback and editorial support on creative, academic, and professional writing projects. 

Coaching: I provide one-on-one coaching to help you achieve your individual writing goals.

For organizations

Workshops: I offer workshops to help teams improve their writing skills. 

Consulting: I help organizations design trainings and processes to optimize employee writing, and advise on applications of AI writing tools like ChatGPT.  

Reach out to discuss your project at

laura [dot] hartenberger [at] gmail [dot] com