Welcome to the First Annual Book Trailer Film Festival!
Squidoo.com has an excellent definition of a book trailer:
“. . . they are designed to build interest in an upcoming or current novel and to encourage people to buy the book that they are based on. . . .The trick is to convey a sense of what the book is about without giving anything away – and without really clearly defining what the characters look like, as most readers prefer to visualize what they are reading about as they imagine it themselves.”
The website also discusses how to make a book trailer and provides links to instructional sites. Once I learned the software (Windows Movie Maker) I really enjoyed putting together my trailer for Broken Dolls.
So, get started, and I’ll look forward to seeing your trailer at the next “Book Trailer Film Festival!”
A special “thank you” to all of the authors whose book trailers appear below. I hope you’ll visit the authors’ websites and blogs to learn more about them and their books.
Grab some popcorn and a drink and enjoy the show!
BEYOND THE SURGEON’S TOUCH
Gloria Teague’s Website
Gloria Teague’s Blog
CLIQUES, HICKS AND UGLY STICKS
CONFESSIONS OF APRIL GRACE
K.D. McCrite’s Website
Pamela Foster’s Blog
Pamela Foster’s Website
SOLDIERS FROM THE MIST
Ruth Burkett Weeks
THE SUNDOWN CHASER
THE BOOK OF OBEAH
Sandra Carrington-Smith’s Website
The Book of Obeah
THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL
THE HAWKSBILL CRAG
Richard Oliver Snelson
THE TRADITIONAL WEST:
A Western Fictioneers Anthology
THE REDNECK EX