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Book Trailer Makers Archives | Film 14

Prodigy Slave

At age ten, Lily is torn from her mother’s arms and sold at a slave auction by her master, a man who Lily learns that very day is her own father. Seeking solace from the devastation, Lily secretly begins teaching herself to play her new master’s piano, which is forbidden.

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7 Music Albums Paired with Kickass Books

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It’s bizarre that films often have accompanying soundtracks, but books don’t. If I was in charge of literally anything, issuing out book soundtracks would be my number-one priority. Don’t trust my album-book pairing capabilities? Ha-ha! Looks like you’ve already fallen directly into my trap. Take a look below and get prepared to be proven wrong once again.

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7 Tips for Novelists Seeking Agents 

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One of the many mystifying zen koans in show business is, “you have to have an agent to get an agent.” It may not be literally true, but the principle behind the cliche is that you have to be actively engaged in your craft and knocking down doors to get noticed. With so many options available to artists today for self-promoting their work, most agents only want to represent clients who are showing up for their own careers by doing as much footwork as possible on their own. This is especially true in the literary world.

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6 Crime Novels That Need to be Adapted ASAP

Crime Novels

Crime is cool and good. Both in real life and also fiction. For legal purposes I don’t know if I’m allowed to recommend our readers go commit crimes, but for criminal purposes I definitely can and do recommend it. I can also recommend half a dozen crime novels that need to be turned into films, so that’s what I will do…right…now. Well, in a second.

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Tempt-ational Trailer Tips for Book Trailer Makers

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Like movie and television-show trailers, book trailers are designed to make you want more. They don’t necessarily “give spoilers” or tell you the entire story; the best book trailers help you figure out if the featured book is for you, if it’s intriguing, and help you make a decision about buying or borrowing it as soon as possible.

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12 of the Best Book-to-Film Adaptations in 2020 (So Far)

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2020 might not be the best year for films with the coronavirus pandemic canceling releases right and left, but that didn’t stop the first half of the year from providing us with some spectacular book-to-film adaptations. Here’s a dozen of our favorites if you’re looking for films or books to add to your quarantine entertainment list.

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