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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Rochelle Brown

Don't Be Afraid to Jump in Mentoring Moments

Rochelle Brown is an educator, trainer, wife, mother and a champion for those in need of encouragement. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Historically Black College, Jarvis Christian College.


Rochelle has taught in Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Kentucky. After teaching for twenty years, Rochelle began a new career in management at the County Election Board in Louisville, Kentucky and has served in this capacity for over 18 years. She shares her experiences from teacher to manager to encourage others who discover that the career they have chosen is no longer their passion. She is committed to her new passion, to educate the public about voter registration, the election process and the importance of voting. 


In her spare time, Rochelle loves to cook, read, travel and spend time with her spouse, daughter and extended family.

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