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Book Trailer Guide

A beta reader is a person who reads your novel and offers you critiques on it. In this interview with guest author Audrey Henley, we talk about how to find and communicate with beta readers to get feedback on your work in progress.
Not all videos that have books in them are book trailers... and knowing the different types of promotional videos you could make to market your book will only help to diversify and strengthen your marketing efforts! Here are 10 types of promotional book videos that you can (and should) make... that aren't book trailers.
There are many different styles of book trailers. In this article, we break it down four distinct genres: Cinematic, Dynamic Graphic, Animated, and Illustrated.
A clear definition of what a book trailer is and is not. In order to be a book trailer, your video must satisfy these five requirements.
There's one mistake that's a dead giveaway that your book trailer was not done by a professional. I can help you fix it.
If you've decided to self-publish your novel instead of going with a traditional or indie publisher, chances are you are strongly considering distributing your book through Amazon. Amazon may sell everything from A to...
The truth is: you're a writer. That's who you are and what you should be spending your time on. However, in the current publishing landscape we find ourselves in nowadays, authors are expected to not only write...
What are book trailers? Book Trailers are cinematic-style previews for books. Though many of these book trailers may look like big-budget movie trailers, these videos are actually promoting a book, not a film!
What makes a book trailer effective or awful? We've compiled a list of the top ten mistakes people make when creating a book trailer.
Over the years, book trailers have evolved from amateur photo slideshows to award-winning cinematic masterpieces. How and why have these little videos become so important? In this blog, we discuss the reasons readers seek out book trailers and how these little videos have changed the way we look at books forever.
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Death in Disguise Book Trailervideo

Death in Disguise

It's called 'City of Angels' but there's a devil lurking in Los Angeles killing teenage girls. The last victim's diary falls into the hands of Beth Getty who must unravel its secrets to find the truth for she becomes the next victim on the killer's list!
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How to Hang a Witch

It’s the Salem Witch Trials meets Mean Girls in this New York Times bestselling novel from one of the descendants of Cotton Mather, where the trials of high school start to feel like a modern-day witch hunt for a teen with all the wrong connections to Salem’s past.
reversed a memoir book trailervideo

Reversed: A Memoir

Reversed is a memoir of profound determination that follows the highs and lows of overcoming impossible odds, turning one woman into a passionate teacher for children who have been left behind. Nothing is impossible when one digs deep, and looks at students through a new lens.
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The Key of F

Growing up in Algea, Fale tried to have a normal life. But now evil men are hunting her and her only clue as to why is the key her father gave her on his deathbed...
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The School for Good & Evil #2

The official book trailer for the 2nd book in the School for Good and Evil series: A World without Princes
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The School for Good & Evil #3

The official book trailer for the 3rd book in the School for Good and Evil series: The Last Ever After

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