Course Description


THIS IS A GREAT GUIDE AND WORKBOOK FROM JOHNNY RAY, AN INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLING NOVELIST,  ON HOW TO WRITE YOUR MEMOIRS

Do you have a legacy that needs to be preserved?

Would you like to see your life told in the form of a novel?

Or made into a movie?

Making you both rich and Famous

What words of wisdom do you want to leave for your family?

Would you like to have your life's work validated?

Or the record set straight?

In Reality
when will you write your memoirs?

Tomorrow, or the next or . . .



Written by master storyteller JOHNNY RAY this guide and workbook will lead you through the process of telling the story that must be told and can only be told by you.

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE
1) An introduction to what is a memoir

2) How to get started

3) How to recall the memories that make up the pages of your life

4) Determining the main turning points in your life

5) How to stay focused on the main story

6) Deciding which characters to include or exclude

7) Doing research and fact checking

8) Determining the author's voice and point of view

9) Determining if the book should be factual or fiction

10) Determining the driving purpose behind writing the memoir

11) Determining who the intended reader is

12) Determining how open the author wishes to be

13) Showing versus telling

14) How to polish the memoir

15) How to find an agent or publisher

16) Other methods of getting published

17) How to hire a ghostwriter

18) A list of questions a ghostwriter will usually ask



This guide and workbook will lead you through the steps to
create your own memoir. A ghostwriter can cost you as much as $500 for
even a short story type memoir to over $100,000 for a full length memoir. The consulting fee alone can run to as much as $500 per hour.



This guide will save you money as it shows you how to develop and write your own memoir. if you decide you do need to hire aghostwriter later the instructions enclosed in the guide and workbook should decrease the cost of hiring a ghostwriter by lowering the amount of time the ghostwriter has to spend in developing the story, saving you thousands of dollars.

JOHNNY (SIR JOHN) RAY

BIO

As a true international digital nomad, Johnny Ray, one crazy laid back beach guy, has a passion for life and adventure who loves to share his stories in his novels and business books, both with his readers or on stage as a speaker. As an avid traveler and professional businessman conducting business worldwide for years he has made many interesting contacts and received numerous awards for top production.

Johnny has owned and operated several real estate companies, several insurance companies, and a stock brokerage company in the past but currently operates the International Digital Nomad Society, the Sir John Academy, Sir John Productions, and Sir John Publishing. He loves radio and TV talk shows, as well as speaking in front of various audiences as a keynote speaker.  Feel free to contact him if you need a guest speaker. You can find out much more about him and his passion for writing, coaching, speaking, training and helping others through the Internationals digital Society on his about site at www.johnnyray.online

When it comes time to play, he is very active in many sports including dancing, swimming, tennis, biking, and skiing.  While he loves adventures that are new, interesting and challenging, while making worldwide friends that share his passions is a special gift.

Johnny is based in Clearwater, Florida and while he can be found in one of the hundreds of coffee shops along the beach working on his next novel he also travels the world showing others how to be successful as a digital nomad and would love to have you join the society which you can by subscribe to here on this site.

Johnny’s writings have been added to this site to provide funds for the International Digital Nomad Society which provides support and resources to those working, or wanting to work as digital nomads. If you want to purchase his work in paperback, hardback, or an audible form please visit his Amazon author page at www.amazon.com/Johnny-Ray/e/B0059G01XQ/ . You can also find his books in around 43,000 book stores worldwide. If you do not see it on the shelf, ask the attendant or store owner to order it for you and it will usually be there in 2 days.

Novelist, speaker, Coach and Friend

JOHNNY RAY

I understand how many people love to get their trained and knowledge using on line courses, which I love to produce. As the founder of Sir John Productions and the International Digital Nomad Society I take teaching on line very seriously. If you want to expand your knowledge by using online learning, check out my other courses on this site. Also be sure to subscribe to either Sir John Productions or the International Digital Nomad Society to have access to many additional products and features.While many know me as a dynamic motivational and keynote speaker, I prefer to just be the laid back beach guy, the one who escaped the corporate jungle after owning many companies, only to revisit it with new insights that disrupt the same old patterns of stagnation.  If you need a speaker, one who is also known as the top charisma coach in the world, check out my speaker site and let’s start a conversation at www.sirjohnny.netI love helping people stuck, unable to find solution, or even to fully focus on why things aren’t working. Isn’t it time to check a different kind of coach, especially if nothing else has worked in the past?  To learn more about my coaching services go to www.sirjohn.biz . Additionally, for immediate access, one where you need an expert now,  you can book me directly for a one on one meeting at https://expertisedirect.com/find-an-expert/sirjohnAs an international award winning writer of 26 books, I love how I can reach so many people with my stories and insights. I will be bringing all of my work over to this site as contracts permit.When it comes time to play, I stay very active in many sports including dancing, swimming, tennis, biking, and skiing. As a laid back beach guy I love to travel and make worldwide friends.For those who love many different social media sites, see a complete list of my connections at http://www.johnnyray.onlineAlso, for any other questions please e-mail sirjohnnyray@gmail.com or call  727 729 9504

Course curriculum

  • 1

    COVER AND INSIDE JACKET

  • 2

    Chapter 1

    • INTRODUCTION TO MEMOIRS—WHAT THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE NOT

  • 5

    Chapter 4

    • THE MAIN TURNING POINTS IN YOUR LIFE

  • 6

    Chapter 5

    • HOW TO STAY FOCUSED ON THE MAIN STORYLINE

    • HOW TO STAY FOCUSED ON THE MAIN STORY

  • 7

    6. DECIDING WHICH CHARACTERS TO INCLUDE OR EXCLUDE

    • DECIDING WHICH CHARACTERS TO INCLUDE OR EXCLUDE

  • 8

    7. DOING RESEARCH AND FACT CHECKING

    • DOING RESEARCH AND FACT CHECKING

  • 9

    8. DETERMINING THE AUTHORS VOICE AND POINT OF VIEW

    • DETERMINING THE AUTHOR’S VOICE AND POINT OF VIEW

  • 10

    9. DETERMINING IF THE BOOK SHOULD BE FACTUAL OR FICTIONAL

    • DETERMINING THE EXTENT THE BOOK IS FACTUAL OR FICTIONAL

  • 11

    10. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE IN TELLING YOUR STORY THAT MUST BE TOLD?

    • WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF TELLING THE STORY

  • 12

    11. DETERMINING WHO THE INTENDED READER IS

    • DETERMINING WHO IS THE INTENDED READER

  • 13

    12. HOW OPEN DOES THE AUTHOR WISH TO BE?

    • HOW OPEN DOES THE MEMORIST WANT TO BE?

  • 14

    13. SHOWING VERSUS TELLING THE STORY

    • SHOWING VERSES TELLING THE STORY

  • 15

    14. HOW TO POLISH THE MEMOIR

    • HOW TO POLISH YOUR WORK

  • 16

    15. HOW TO FIND AN AGENT OR PUBLISHER

    • HOW TO FIND AN AGENT OR PUBLISHER

  • 17

    16. OTHER METHODS OF GETTING PUBLISHED

    • OTHER METHODS OF GETTING YOUR MEMOIRS PUBLISHED

  • 18

    17. HOW TO HIRE A GHOSTWRITER

    • HOW TO HIRE A GHOSTWRITER

  • 19

    18. A LIST OF QUESTIONS THE GHOSTWRITER WILL USUALLY ASK

    • QUESTIONS A GHOSTWRITER WILL ASK YOU BEFORE STARTING