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Table of Contents

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1 The Genesis of Book Trailer 101
2 The Book Trailer 101 Website
1 What is a book trailer?
1.1 What book trailer is NOT
2 Do I need a book trailer?
3 My book isn’t done yet. Should I wait?
4 Do Trailers Work?
5 Levels of Book Trailers
1 General Audience Characteristics
2 Why do people read books?
3 Book Genres
3.1 External Resources
4 Viral Trailers
4.1 Goal of the Video
5 Step 1. Audience Worksheet
1 Log Line
2 Fiction
2.1 Log Line - Pulling it together
3 Non-Fiction
4 Tag Line
5 High-concept
5.1 High-concept Examples
5.2 Resources
6 I can’t summarize my book in a sentence. It can’t be done.
7 Use of Praise in a Book Trailer
8 Step 2. Building Blocks Worksheet
1 Trailer Approaches
1.1 Authorial
1.2 Character
1.3 Cinematic
1.4 Cool
1.5 Documentary
1.6 Emotional
1.7 Humorous
1.8 Informational
1.9 Literary
1.10 Mini-radio Drama
1.11 Misdirection
1.12 Off-the-wall
1.13 Plot Line
1.14 Reputation
1.15 Serial
1.16 Skill
1.17 Subject
1.18 Age Specific - Teen/Children
2 Viral Characteristics
2.1 Shooting Style
2.2 Types of Viral Videos
2.3 External Resources
3 Step 3. Approach Worksheet


1 Getting Started
1.1 What you will need
2 LEAD Timing - Rules of Thumb
3 Step 4. LEAD Timing Worksheet
4 Grab the audience right from the start
5 Trailer Elements
6 Components of a Book Trailer - Trailer Arc
6.1 Trailer Arc Examples
7 Step 4. Trailer Arc Worksheet
8 Script Formatting Options
8.1 Timeline Structure
8.2 Storyboard Structure
8.3 Screenplay Structure
1 Audio
2 Images
3 Stock Footage
4 Equipment to Create Your Own Media
4.1 Smartphone Tripods
4.2 USB Microphones
4.3 Smartphone Microphones
4.4 GoPro Cameras
1 Levels of Book Trailers
2 DIY vs Vend
3 Video Editors
4 Animoto.com
4.1 Account Levels
4.2 Getting Started
4.3 Animoto Style Examples
4.4 Tips
5 Apple iMovie
5.1 Tutorials
6 iMovie for iPhone/iPad
6.1 Tutorials
6.2 Shoot with iPhone, edit with iPad
7 Apple Final Cut Pro X
7.1 Tutorials
8 Adobe Premiere Elements
8.1 Tutorials
9 Adobe Premiere Pro
9.1 Tutorials
10 Closed Captioning
11 Image Editors
12 Audio Editors
13 Media File Types
1 YouTube.com
2 Vimeo.com
3 BookReels.com
Tips: Assembly tips from Yvonne Jones - Motion Graphics Designer
Tips: How to Source Music and Hire Voice Talent - Jason McCoy
Tips: Learn why book trailers exist, and more importantly, how to make a good one.
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