Wednesday, 3 March 2010
Discussion: Book Trailers
Book trailers, what are they?
A book trailer is a video advertisement for a book which employs techniques similar to those of a movie trailer. Book Trailers can be acted out, full production trailers, flash videos, animation or simple still photos set to music with text conveying the story.
Besides being used to promote books, book trailers are a way to get otherwise reluctant readers to become motivated to read. Which I think is a great tool. Any ways we can find to get people to read are great in my book!
Here are some sample Book Trailers:
What do YOU think? Does it make you want to read the book? Should I incorporate any book trailers in my reviews? Is this the first time you've seen a book trailer?
Tell me what YOU think.