A voracious reader since the age of five, Sonya Julie has been writing creatively for decades. She has published columns in company newsletters and created freelance content for print and digital publications about health, fitness, lifestyle, travel, adventure, and community. Publications include The Oakland Press, Michigan Sports Edge, and Rochester Media. Sonya is the executive administrator for Rochester Writers and loves interacting with the Michigan writing community. She works with authors on the self-publishing path to assist in creating their website and platform. She enjoys crafting social media content and marketing for select entities with her company, Ann Charles Media, which she owns in partnership with Michael Dwyer. Sonya has a Bachelor of Business, two associate degrees, and years of professional development. A passionate believer in creative growth, Sonya enjoys teaching, sharing, coaching, and encouraging people to find their inspiration.
Sonya has presented at Bloom Wellness in Ann Arbor, The Path of Consciousness Conference and Retreat in Clarkston, Detroit Working Writers Conference in Troy, Natural Healing Therapeutic Massage in Mount Clemens, the Rochester Writers’ Conference at Oakland University, and at the Royal Oak Public Library. Online workshops are also available and utilize Zoom to bring the participants together. Sonya teaches workshops about marketing, vision boards, goal setting, meditation, Reiki (levels I-III), self-empowerment, and more.
Sonya enjoys hiking, running, skiing, yoga, fitness, reading, writing, nutrition, paleo and keto cooking, traveling, horseback riding, creating jewelry, graphic art, logic systems, communications, community events, and enjoying the adventure of life.