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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Rita Rogers

Where There is a Will There is a Way in Mentoring Moments

A life-long learner and native of Indianapolis and while working in the pharmaceutical industry, Rita simultaneously earned degrees in Finance and Religious Studies and a Master of Business Administration over her 25 year career.  She uses her most recent degree, a Master of Health Information Technology, in her current role as Senior Project Manager at the Indiana Office of Technology.


Rita is also a graduate of the United Way Diversity Leadership program and she served as President of the National Black MBA Association – Indianapolis Chapter from January 2015 to December 2018. Rita is a member of Overcoming Church and is married to Harold.  They are blessed with 2 grown sons and 7 grandchildren.

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