Lauren Emily Writes for Adults


Please note: while this website is kid-friendly, most of my writing for adults is NOT.

Aside from my theater reviews, most everything else on this page has ADULT CONTENT. 

Please use discretion when clicking through. Thanks!


Theater reviews (as Lauren Whalen)

Frequently updated on Chicago Theater Beat

Short stories (ADULT CONTENT)


"I Dare You" Serial

"We Just Work Together" Serial

Standalone Stories

Personal essays

"My Strange Side Hustle: How One YA Author Began Writing Smut" (Girlboss)

"Writing Erotica Made My Sex Life So Much More Fulfilling" (SELF)

"Hey There Delilah, Or How a Cranky Agnostic Copes With Grief Via a Christian DJ" (Persephone)