The Inner Awakening Writing program is available in workshop, retreat and private format. for new and experienced writers alike. Pricing varies per venue.

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Inner Awakening Writing workshops provide a unique opportunity to dive deep into the practice of introspection in an intensive and interactive class. Workshops include discussion, journaling and meditation exercises, and the opportunity to share and learn from others in the group. Workshops are 1-4 hours, depending on venue.


Retreats are an extended and enhanced version of the Inner Awakening Writing workshop with ample time and space to reflect, discuss, learn, journal, and meditate. Plenty of time is included to make new friends and learn from one another, as well as private sessions to further develop your journaling practice with founder Melissa Hoon. Retreats are 1-2 nights, depending on venue.

Private Sessions

Take your journaling practice to the next level with a private Skype or in-person session with Melissa Hoon. Receive a free consult by email or phone to give Melissa the opportunity to learn about your goals and what you'd like to gain from your session. She will carefully adapt the session to fit your unique needs.

$40-60 sliding scale, 1 hour
$60-90 sliding scale, 2 hours