I had heard of book trailers before, but all the ones I saw were kind of boring. They were the author talking about his book, and who wants to see that? I mean, it kind of reminds me of when certain acquaintances of mine, who don't want to read my book or poem or hub or even blog entry, say: "Hey, why don't you tell me about it in your own words, instead?" Those are my own words. I chose them carefully. There is not a word out of place. And now you want me to stumble around looking for new words to describe the perfect composition that I already arranged there for you? Why would you rather hear my amateurish prattling, when you could read something that flows? Why would anybody want to see a book trailer that is worse, much worse than the book?
But today, I was just hopping from blog to blog, and I found this amazing book trailer for K.M. Weiland's book:
The trailer isn't the author talking about the book. It doesn't even have the author's voice. The trailer dramatizes the book. I watched it several times over. If it were possible to make a trailer this good for every book, it would well be worth it!