1. Do you already have a great idea for your book?
2. Have you outlined the chapters of your book?
3. Have you started writing your book?
4. Are other logistics in the works? Like the cover art, title of book, formatting for Kindle & print, etc.?
5. Do you have an Amazon & Amazon Affiliates account?
6. Do you have a KDP account?
7. Do you know what Author Central is?
8. Have you researched the most relevant but least competitive categories for your book?
9. Have you picked a launch date for your book? (One that gives you time for pre-marketing and will be most effective to stir up excitement)
10. Have you mapped out a pre-launch, launch, and post-launch marketing plan?