Sunday, October 20, 2013

Do you like book trailers?

I love playing with videos. Mixing images, footage, and music together to a whole is a magical pastime. If there's a downside it would be that time disappears so quickly when I dive into a project.

What do you think about book trailers? Do you watch them? Do they influence your decision on whether or not to buy a book?

If you're a writer, do you use book trailers? Do you make them yourself, or use a specialized company?

Here are some of my videos. I admit that many of them share the same images and footage. Stock photos and stock videos are sort of expensive, so even if I would love to get new stuff for each video, my wallet wouldn't approve. Normally people won't see them all together. =)

The video for Embarkment 2577 is made with Corel VideoStudio. I have a new cover for the collection volume and should probably replace the one in the video, but I haven't gotten around to it. =)

The video for Undercover is made with Microsoft MovieMaker.

The video for Kidnapped is made with Microsoft MovieMaker.

The video for the Goddess's Saga is made with Microsoft MovieMaker.

The video for Shadow of a Man is made with Adobe Premiere.

The video for Operation Earth is made with Microsoft MovieMaker.


  1. All these great book trailers makes me want to try one now.... :)

    1. Thank you so much, both for coming over and for the kind words! =D

  2. You are so talented! Your trailers are great and your books awesome! :)

    1. Thank you, Christy! Right back at ya! =D
      I'll have to tweak the Borealis one. I should have written outlying and not outlaying, hahaha! English is difficult, lol!

  3. Wow awesome trailers! I may have to hire you.

    1. Thank you! It's fun to play around with images and music. =D


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