First things first, we have to set up a Gmail account. If you have already done this, please skip down to section 2 for more information on how to setup a Google Plus page.
1. Setting up a Gmail Account
2. Setting up a Google Plus Profile
***I suggest taking the tour and setting up your profile and then you have a Gmail and a Google Plus profile!
3. Adding Yourself as a Contributing Author
*** Also, make sure the box next to this is set as "Contributor to"
For the remaining steps on how to integrate Google Authorship with your blog or website, please see this step-by-step tutorial from GeekBeat.tv