Work with me

Let’s give your business an edge with great writing and editing, strategic thinking, and straight-shooting communications.

With over 14 years of experience in senior communications roles, I am here to be of service with projects of any size.

  • Strategic communications and marketing

  • Emergency and crisis communications

  • Media and public relations

  • Website and social media

  • Project management

  • Writing and editing

  • Training

Melissa Darou Sunflower Garden photo credit: Jessie McNaught

I am passionate about immersive learning and transformation.

In addition to my communications business, I facilitate insight workshops and retreats using tools like vision boarding and writing. See my current offerings below.



Writing, editing, strategic communications and marketing services

Handshake Business


Ready to launch your website, e-book or course? Hire me for a professional, last-minute review of your offerings! Premium rush services available.


2019 WORKSHOPS & Retreats

I have offered several vision boarding workshops in 2019. Check back for other workshop and retreats offerings.


  • Resort Municipality of Whistler

  • Richer Health

  • Darou Wellness / Dr. Shawna Darou

  • Rainbow Medicine

  • Whistler Waldorf School / Whistler Summit Centre

  • Budai Bags

  • City of Pitt Meadows

  • BackCountry Pizza

  • Vibrant Perspectives Counselling

  • Mandala Massage

  • Robyn Ziebell

  • Ski Heaven

  • Cordelia Horsburgh, MA

  • Traced Elements

  • Whisteria Rentals