To trailer or not to trailer, that is the question.
Personally, I LOVE book trailers, especially if they're done well. They can stir up emotion, get you into the feel of the story, make you lust after the words that created these awesome images on screen.
On several occasions I have added a book to my reading list after seeing a book trailer. I think they are worth taking the time to produce.
I have made two so far, one for Golden Blood and one for Black Blood. I'll share them with you in this post. I'm quite proud of them actually and think they portray the two books well.
So - what does a book trailer need to make it awesome?
In my opinion, it needs to be short and sweet, with emotion stirring music, images that capture the tone and mood of the story, and words that will entice the viewer. As I said before, you want to spark people into thinking, "Man, I so have to read this book!"
Hopefully my two trailers will do just that :)
What are your thoughts on book trailers?
Are you a fan or not?
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