Building a book trailer

I've decided there is never an end to the things that need doing in getting a book published and out there to the world. My latest chore is developing a book trailer, and when I began just days ago I really didn't have a clue about how to do it. I actually thought about having a trailer some months ago when I saw the one for Alice and Richard's book The Art of Aging. And then when two of my Lucky Press author colleagues came out with theirs, I decided it was time for me to get a move on. And since I'm a me-too kind of person, I didn't want to be left out. Their books will be released after mine, and their trailers are already on YouTube. So I asked my son Ben if he would work on it with me he of course with his acting talent and his experience in writing, directing, and producing short films he was the logical choice. And like a good son, he said he'd be glad to help which really meant doing most of the design and production work. We met on Thursday and talked about a … [Read more...]