How to get from idea to Published Author

7 Things Every Writer Needs to Become an Author

Have an idea for a book, but not sure what it takes to get your manuscript to the marketplace. Keith Ogorek shares 7 key things you can do to assure you become a published author.

About This Episode

Research says about 200 million people have an idea for a book, yet most never become an author. In this helpful podcast, Keith Ogorek shares seven key things he has learned from working with hundreds of writers and authors so that you end up with a published book instead of just an unfinished manuscript.

You will learn:

  • The most important thing every writer needs to do
  • The keys to turning your idea into a compelling fiction or non-fiction book
  • How to create a plan to get to your goal
    The importance of constructive feedback and the risks of unqualified opinions



JoEllen Taylor

JoEllen Taylor


Keith Ogorek

Keith Ogorek

About The Guest


Keith Ogorek is the president of the Author Learning Center. As an industry thought leader, Ogorek has helped drive a number of significant innovations in the self-publishing industry and is featured in the book, Innovation–How Innovators Think, Act and Change Our World.

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