Essence Literary Consultant Services

Essence Literary Consultant Amy Shannon*
 

Over 20 years of experience in self-publishing, writing, editing, book reviews, literary promotions, and the publishing process. 

Mission to help authors be aware of their brand, social media, and aid the author through the publishing and hiring process.

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Benefits of hiring Amy Shannon

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Initial Consultation

One on One session with author Either phone, or Zoom, or whatever the author is comfortable with. First 20 minutes free, every 20 minutes after $20. (Invoice to be sent after the session). **

Initial Marketing Plan Created ($30) ** (price includes update to marketing plan)
Point of Contact (Not a Publicist) $150 base per month, plus $5 for every 15 minutes. 
Not everyone understands the processes, or options even if they presented with them. 
I can be your point of contact, and everyone that is part of your publishing and marketing process, can talk to me about your options. I will research them, and then present them to you.

I won't give advice, I'm not a lawyer or a publicist. I can give you the options in a way that you would be able to understand and then make informed decisions.

No matter what you select, I will provide documentation of what was done and how long it took to do it. 
Services:
Base Fee: $100 (per service listed), and then $5 per fifteen minutes. ($20 per hour)** Author will get detailed invoice of what work was done, and for how long. Each service will have a report of what was done, observed, and a recommendation. An invoice will document the time spent on each process.*

Author Brand Awareness
Social Media Exploration^
Website Exploration 

^includes Amazon Author Page, Goodreads Profile, BookBub Profile

Analysis of current traffic, and followers (Likes, Connections).
(Also, once hired, a monthly metric report of Analysis of current traffic and followers.)
Publishing Process: 
$5 per fifteen minutes. ($20 per hour)** Author will get detailed invoice of what work was done, and for how long. Each service will have a report of what was done, observed, and a recommendation. An invoice will document the time spent on each process.*

Lead author thorough the publishing process
Vet a few of the options of publishing companies author may want to use
Explain the different publishing processed
Analyze the skills of the author and how much they want to participate
Look over publishing packages (when applicable) (see which one fits the author's needs)
Document Creation: 
Media Kit ($50)
Press Kit ($30)
Author Biography ($20) (Use for profile pages and "about the author" at the end or beginning of the book)
Marketing Plan ($30)
Professional Services (Can hire Essence Enterprises for these services or hire someone else) Prices are for Editing by Amy Shannon, and Genesis Literary Promotions.***

Editing (Content, copy, and editorial feedback)
Formatting (Content)

Genesis Literary Promotions
Social Media Creation/Management
Review by Amy's Bookshelf Reviews (FREE)
Video Review by Amy's Bookshelf Reviews ($35)

Guess Appearance 
The After Show with McKensie Stewart & Amy Shannon for only $30 for a 30 minute guest appearance.
Professionals to be hired:
  • Editing
  • Cover Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Publicist
  • Publisher
  • Literary Agent

* Amy Shannon is NOT an attorney or a literary publicist or agent.
**All payments will be invoiced via PayPal by Essence Enterprises (Plus 7% Tales Tax & $6 invoice fee).
*** Any services that are part of Essence Enterprises (Editing, Promotion, etc) the client will get a 20% discount from the total of each service (tax and fees apply)

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