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Come trailer way

Posted on December 18th, 2009 by annakjarzab

Geddit? “Come Sail Away”/”Come trailer way”? You get it.

Anyway! You might’ve already heard about this on Twitter, but my publicist sent me the finished All Unquiet Things book trailer and I wanted to share it with you.

I really like it. I think it’s so unique, and trust me when I say that, because I have seen a lot of book trailers. I think the concept is clever and well executed, and I’m very impressed with the outcome and all the work my publicist and the videographer did to bring AUT alive.

It was interesting, though, because watching the trailer brought to the surface this tiny insecurity that I thought I’d gotten over when I first started editing AUT back in the day. When I was just writing for the fun of it, I used to get really embarrassed when talking about what I was working on, because I didn’t think anyone was taking me seriously and I sounded like I was a four-year-old talking about the inner life of her imaginary friend.

Then when people actually started taking me seriously, it was so strange to me, and I thought I’d gotten over it, but apparently not. As cool as it is to see my story made into a trailer, it’s also a little uncomfortable, because in my heart of hearts AUT is still just a story I’m telling myself. So it’s like someone’s out there reading my mind instead of just, you know, reading my book or whatever.

So there’s your “writers are neurotic” anecdote of the day. Enjoy the trailer and let me know what you think! Props must go out to my publicist, RHCB, and the person who created the video (whoever you are) Christopher–thanks everyone!

3 Responses to “Come trailer way”

Shannel on December 18th, 2009 at 11:54 pm Said:

Baaaaaaahhh… I just got goosebumps watching that… awesome. Congrats on the trailer Anna!

courtney on December 19th, 2009 at 3:56 am Said:

I _LOVE_ IT. I love the approach, the intensity–it’s just realy really, well done!!! Fantastic!!! Eee, can you believe it? AUT is going to be out SO SOON!!!

Christopher Ming Ryan on December 19th, 2009 at 5:38 am Said:

I’m always a little insecure when ever so talented authors first see the work I make about their novels. So so glad you liked this one. Thanks! Kudos to RHCB Publicity for being such good collaborators/clients.

I loved the structure of AUT and Neily’s voice You did an amazing job.

Best, Chris

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