Dennis AuBuchon – What Makes a Good Audit?

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it.

What Makes a Good Audit? It presents the audit process from two perspectives, those being audited and those conducting the audits. It presents and discusses the audit process from both the commercial and government aspects. It has chapters which present the benefits of auditing from the auditor’s perspective and the benefits of auditing from the Auditee’s perspective.

Tell us something about yourself.

I live in Ohio and I have a background in quality control and quality auditing and have been writing for several years. I have earned the distinction of professional journalist from issues and hot topics of the day. I am also a registered expert on

What inspired you to write this book?

I wanted to present the benefits of auditing from the auditor and auditee perspective so individuals could better understand the audit process and realize the benefits it provides. I have been a certified quality auditor for over 15 years and I felt the benefits of auditing were not always understood.

How did you choose the title?

The title was chosen as the focal point to identify the perspective to be accomplished with the subject.

What obstacles did you encounter in getting this book published? How did you overcome them?

There really was not much in the way of obstacles as I have a background in auditing. I did receive some good feedback and as a result revised the book to better present the information without dumping too much information.

How did you know you wanted to be a writer? How did you get started?

I like to read and I wondered what it would be like to be the author of a book or books like the ones I read.

I began my writing career about 7 years ago and just started with a topic I felt strongly about which is integrity. Many people have opinions about issues and I am no different. I wanted to voice my opinon on various topics and issues and just started writing and commenting on various web sites.

Do you have any writing rituals?

I do not have any specific writing rituals other than writing when I have the opportunitity.

Did you learn anything from writing and publishing this book? What?

I learned there are different ways of presenting information which can provide a better structure and not have so much information that takes away from the points I was trying to make.

If you were doing it all over again, what would you do differently?

I would make sure the topic on which I am writing presents the perspective I want but does not present so much information that takes away from the points I am covering, discussing or presenting.

What types of books do you like to read? Who are your favorite authors?

Non-fiction. Brian Jud, Francine Silverman, Jack Canfield, John Kremer, and Glen Beck


The information they present is both useful and informing

Are you working on your next book? What can you tell us about it?

I am working on multiple book ideas but have not formulated them into a theme at this time.

What is the best advice you could give other writers about writing or publishing?

Do not give up, be persistent about your writing. If you have a passion to write there are many opportunities to be published.

Who is the perfect reader for your book?

Any individual interested in the audit process

Where can readers learn more about you and your book?

From my web site