Mighty Writing Services

Laurie helps students of all ages to uncover their most authentic stories, and to craft these stories into compelling narratives, poems, personal essays and more. Through brainstorming, journaling, discussion, drafting, and revision her students hone their work for submission. Along the way, Laurie shares valuable resources and tips, including her Mighty Writing College Application Essay Guide book and blog, and provides extensive feedback.

Available for individual online sessions and feedback, as well as face-to-face meetings and school or community workshops in the Austin area.


Initial Consultation

In an initial hour-long consultation — either in person in Austin, or remotely — we’ll discuss your writing interests and challenges and together develop a clear strategy, with steps and benchmarks to meet your goals.

  • help discovering best topics, based on individual interests
  • personalized tips, writing development plan, and writing resources
  • a follow-up summation of the meeting, including a suggested plan to move forward

You can reserve a spot by prepaying.

Consultation Cost: $145
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Or, feel free to contact me first at laurie@mightywriting.org


Personalized Writing Coaching and Feedback ($90/hr)

The most engaging and insightful writing requires several rounds of revision. For writers who would like to receive further guidance in the revision and editing process, I provide extensive feedback to help shape drafts into polished and publishable work.

5-hour pre-paid Package: $400

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or 10-hour pre-paid Package: $760

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On her blog, Laurie offers friendly and invaluable advice, such as why to start with an image (not a prompt), how to show your genius, the 1-2-3 steps to discovering your hero’s journey, and much more.

Start your College App Essay journey at the Mighty Writing College Application Essay Tips Blog.

Learn more and pre-pay to reserve a spot for College Application Essay Coaching services.



Laurie also provides content writing and editing services, with experience as a legacy book writer for Epic Bound, developmental editor for Motto Publishing, and lead writer for FairygodmotherAcademy.com’s Wisdom Acts.

Rates for these services vary $70-$90/hr. Please email laurie@lauriefilipelli.org to discuss a project.