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.


WORKSHOPS & Retreats

Start your year with a clear and inspiring vision! I am pleased to be offering two vision board workshops on January 12, 2020 at Muse Lab in Whistler.


  • Resort Municipality of Whistler

  • City of Pitt Meadows

  • LandSea Camp Services

  • Whistler First Aid

  • Whistler Waldorf School

  • Whistler Summit Centre

  • John Ryan Personal Real Estate

  • Darou Wellness / Dr. Shawna Darou

  • Richer Health

  • BackCountry Pizza

  • Empowered Startups

  • Mandala Massage

  • Robyn Ziebell

  • Ski Heaven

  • Traced Elements

  • Richer Health

  • Lisa Rickli Counselling

  • Rainbow Medicine