This is great information from Effrosyni Moschoudi on how to make a book trailer! Check it out!
For those who do not own or wish to use resident pc programs such as Movie Maker, the website Animoto.com provides an easy way to create book trailers. It only takes a few minutes from start to finish and it even offers a wide range of copyright-free music tracks as to complete your little masterpiece with added flair. A free subscription allows you to create a 30 second trailer that requires only a half dozen images. You can export it to Youtube also if you wish, if you have an account there. Take a look at the trailer I’ve created for my debut novel, The Necklace of Goddess Athena:
A word of advice: Use only images that you own the copyrights for or have permission to use. Alternatively, download free stock images from the web. I used the site Morguefile but there are lots out there.
Go on, try it…
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Colleen M. Chesebro is a writer of cross-genre fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Her debut novel, a YA fantasy series called, “The Heart Stone Chronicles - The Swamp Fairy,” was published January 2017.
The book reveals the story of Abby Forrester, a 14-year-old orphaned girl who is entrusted with saving a community of fairy nymphs from certain ecological destruction. Along the way, Abby learns about friendship, love, and what it means to actually belong to a family.
Colleen’s writing explores ecological situations in the multicultural world of today. She combines real-life historical events into her writing to create experiences that will continue in the hearts and heads of her readers.
A veteran of the United States Air Force, Colleen is also a retired bookkeeper. She has an Associates Degree in Business Administration, and another Associates Degree in the Arts, which she uses to combine her love of writing with her passion for all things creative.
When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband, dogs, children, and grandchildren. When time permits, she also loves gardening, cooking, and crocheting old fashioned doilies into works of artistry.
She lives in the United States with her husband and her two Pomeranians, Sugar, and Spice. You can learn more about Colleen and her writing on her website colleenchesebro.com.