Nightmare discovery!

So…I have been submitting the first 25-30 pages of my book to Literary Agents and book review bloggers for months now. I have been shot down every single time. Then a friend introduced me to the app Radish and informed me that if they approve of my writing, they will permit me to publish chapterContinue reading “Nightmare discovery!”

LGBTQA+, POC, and Feminism incorporation within literature

As a trans-male it is important to me to see trans characters in media and literature. I am not only outspokenly apart of LGBTAQ+ but also passionate about POC rights and feminism. So, I place such in my book. It is important to me (and many others) that such groups have some representation in mediaContinue reading “LGBTQA+, POC, and Feminism incorporation within literature”

Googling my book

I wonder if it’s common for most newly published authors to consistently google their book over and over again in every possible variation and if they do, does it help or just stress you out more? I find it stresses me out but it’s very hard to stop myself from doing it. I almost alwaysContinue reading “Googling my book”


As a writer I find music to be the most inspiring tool. Frequently, I’ll put on (via youtube) some Flogging Molly or the like to get into a specific mood and mindset so I can find myself capable of successfully writing a scene. Believe it or not, some songs I find most appropriate for certainContinue reading “Inspiration!”

Building Neverland

This is ‘Building Neverland-Pan Rising.’ In this classic tale, we will begin to discover the darker side to the Peter Pan story we all grew up knowing and loving. Within this re-imagining, Peter is thrust violently off of the island only to land himself in the company of pirates. We find his first Lost Boy’sContinue reading “Building Neverland”

Hello, my name is J.M. Sonnier

I am nearly thirty-five years old as of 3/24/20 (I will be 35 on the 31st) and I am currently celebrating my late mothers birthday. She died a year ago. Together, her and I worked on this book. ‘Building Neverland-Pan Rising.’ I have worked on this for over sixteen years. It is a seven partContinue reading “Hello, my name is J.M. Sonnier”