An awards winning, gloriously written and unique memoir by Dr. Jeffrey Lant.
Awarded FIRST in Class at Southern California Book Festival.
SECOND in Class at the Great Midwest Book Festival.
Dr. Lant also was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award with a focus on “A Connoisseur’s Journey” with this citation.
“Dr. Jeffrey Lant. On behalf of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, I congratulate you on the release of your Memoir, ‘A Connoisseur’s Journey’. Your work is a groundbreaking experiment into the use of musical citations in literature, adding depth and nuance to the reading experience.”
(signed) Charles D. Baker, Governor and Karyn E.Polito, Lieutenant Governor
Preface of “A Connoisseur’s Journey” by Dr. Jeffrey Lant –
This is my twentieth book, but only the first of my memoirs. Over the course of my long connection with books, the discovery, the reading, the writing, the rewriting and rereading I have come across many volumes of memoirs, some glorious and gloriously written, some so forgettable that you cannot remember the author even a moment after putting the dreary pages down, vowing to avoid him like the plague forever after. However I, dear reader, shall give you what you want in a memoir… humor, indiscretion, secrets, stories of the rich and famous, stories about places and situations you’ve longed to visit and enjoy. You will learn much in theleast demanding of ways… and feel more and more intelligent as you read.
You will be in the hands of a man of learning, privilege, and audacity, who has been there, done that, and lived to write the tale. There is nothing fair or objective in what you’re about to read. Nor should there be. For a memoir is all about you, your life, your point of view, your unique journey wherever on Earth and in whatever way you choose to make it. And if some — even you! — cavil or object to even a single word or sentiment, why then write your own memoirs, for the genre is open to all.
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Preface by Dr. Jeffrey Lant –
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This writing course has a special emphasis on telling family stories, writing that bring life and vibrancy to your loved ones. Folks from all over the world come and ask Dr. Lant one insistent question. “How can I write like you write? How can I keep the people I love alive, like you do?”.
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Here’s an outline of just SOME of what you get in “Writer’s Secrets”. You must master each part to succeed as a writer.
1) How to begin successfully. Go to http://writerssecrets.com/2015/11/13/of-words-written-of-our-loved-ones-so-when-summoned-they-live-again-in-us-thus-we-begin/
2) A room of your own.
3) No interruptions!
4) Prepare tonight to get started in the morning.
5) How music can put you in the mod.
6) Setting a quota — and achieving it.
7) Writing when you feel like it. Writing when you don’t.
8) Gathering your facts. Knowing which to use; which not.
9) Kill the telephone and all related interruptions.
10) Write. Save. Rewrite.
11) A quick lesson on words.
12) Never force your writing.
13) Start your day by editing what you wrote yesterday.
14) Need oxygen? Dance!
15) Creating punchy titles.
16) How to write a knock-out opening paragraph.
17) Knowing and using the right word.
18) Are you writing the truth?
19) Take a break: brainstorm future article subjects.
20) How to use music.
21) The dictionary is your friend.
22) Wikipedia. How to use it.
23) On adjectives.
24) The importance of convenient line length.
25) Fact first. Getting them. Arranging them. Using them.
26) Writing about Mother.
27) Writing about other family members and friends.
28) Writing about pets.
29) Benefitting from my memoirs, “A Connoisseur’s Journey.”
30) Becoming the emotion meister.
31) Writing reports.
32) Writing commentary.
33) Writing elegies.
34) Reviewing your bad habits. If you don’t write regularly, you cannot improve.
35) Research gives your writing heft and teeth.
36) How to organize family history before writing.
37) Writing testimonials and remembrances.
38) Reading your words for maximum impact.
39) How to make characters you create real.
40) How to use “Writer’s Market.”
41) How to write cover letters that sell your articles.
42) How to get civic recognition, prizes and awards for what you write.
43) Plagiarism and Fair Use.
44) Protecting what you write.
45) Internet publication resources.
46) Presentation copies and how to give them.
47) Think and act like a literary star before you are.
48) How to deal with criticism.
49) Read other authors… then read some more. Make it a point to read more than you write.
50) Thanking the people who helped you… ahem!
And more, more, more.
As often as possible individual student works will be discussed in class, particularly if what has been submitted becomes a World Problem! This all happens, hey presto, in “Writers Secrets” where your interests are prime… and what you pay each day is less than a piece of gum with rewards that could be astronomical.
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