This is a great post for first time authors that want to market there book in a different way.
I admit it: when my publicist asked if book trailers actually help me sell books, I wasn’t exactly sure. The trailer I just shot for my new short story collection, Ghost Summer: Stories, simply appeared as an inspiration: I get to make a movie!
This is my third trailer and my most ambitious: my first, for my African Immortals novel My Soul to Take, was all in one take, so it didn’t require editing. My trailer for my YA zombie novel Devil’s Wake was from an iMovie trailer template I learned how to use during an hour-long Apple workshop.
But for THIS one, I shot all of my footage and edited it from scratch using the iMovie app on my iPhone 6. All of the images and audio were directly input to the phone. Some audio was free in the app’s…
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