Author Assessment


  1. Is your book completed (written and edited)?
  2. Have you completed the first draft of your book?
  3. Have you outlined your book?
  4. Have you identified your area of expertise or theme for your book?
  5. Have you completed research on your topic?
  6. Do you have 3 main points identified for your book?
  7. Have you identified what success as an author looks like to you?
  8. Have you researched what is needed to achieve your vision of success as an author?
  9. Have you written out your author goals and your plan to achieve them?
  10. Do you currently have the resources to reach your goals as an author?
  11. Do you plan on writing multiple books?
  12. Do you plan on writing being a main source of income?
  13. Do you have a writing plan?
  14. Do you have a publishing plan?
  15. Do you have a marketing plan?
  16. Have you identified your publishing tools?
  17. Can you describe your ideal reader (target audience)?
  18. Are you currently engaging your target audience?
  19. Have you begun building your brand as an author?
  20. Have you fully established your credibility with your target audience?

Your Responses:

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Judy Lombardo



Judy Lombardo grew up in Stamford, Connecticut where her mother’s side of the family had lived since the 1680s. Judy is the proud daughter of Ann and Tom, two public elementary school educators and older sister of Kathy.   


Judy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She then got her first professional job in Indianapolis, Indiana where she has now lived for more than 30 years. 


Judy loves theatre, dogs, UCONN basketball, sit-coms and ALL people of good will.

Travels with Bailey:  There’s a Mouse in my Cooler


Bailey, and her human mama Jan, like to take road trips to visit Bailey’s grandma and grandpa. But grandma and grandpa live five states away from Bailey and Jan. 

In, Travels with Bailey: There’s a Mouse in my Cooler, Bailey discovers a surprise while on their road trip to grandma and grandpa’s house.  

It’s always an adventure with Bailey and always a happy ending. Join Bailey for more adventures in this early reader series.

VICTORY?!  Brain Tumors and God's Coincidences


When you are in your twenties, your main concerns are to go to work, hang out with your friends, go out on dates and eventually, get married. Imagine that one day a giant brick wall is placed in your pathway!  Like a kick in the butt, you never saw it coming! Suddenly, all you want is to live and function normally, but actual survival is the easy part. The doctors and God take care of everything else while you adjust to your new normal, both physically and mentally. 


Victory?! is the story of Judy Lombardo’s surprise diagnosis with a brain tumor at the age of twenty-five, and the even more surprising things that happened surrounding her life with that diagnosis. Just when she thinks she has recovered and has her new life figured out, she is diagnosed with a second brain tumor. The treatment of the second tumor provides her with a new set of problems. In Victory?!, Judy tells her life story through vignettes that are sometimes humorous and sometimes shocking, but all are real-life situations.  As she reflects on the chapters of her life, Judy finds so many coincidences that weave through the years and can only be signs from God.


Join Judy on her roller coaster journey and find your own Victory, recognizing God’s coincidences in your life.

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