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Book Trailer UP!

So excited! My first book trailer, for Shiobe Rising: The Wellspring Dragons Book 1 and Trouble in Tindrel: The Wellspring Dragons Book 2, is now up on YouTube!



I learned After Effects in the process of making the video. There’s so much to learn and do as an indie author, that one might not think about. I found the creation of the mobipocket/EPUB excruciating, but while making the trailer was frustrating at times, I felt pride instead of sick relief when it was done.

The gist of the stories are taken only from images. I did that on purpose. I read about creating book trailers, and a few authors said that, especially when using it as an ad, people watch without sound. If you have a narrator as the primary source of info in your trailer, it might be less interesting for viewers who have mute enabled.

I created, illustrated, played the tin whistle, and edited the music for the trailer. Modulo Torsion, my husband’s side project, composed the fast drum part.

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