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Julianne MacLean | On Romance and You Tube
Romance / November 19, 2007

So here’s the deal. I am a Romance writer (I write historicals), and I do what most writers feel a compulsion to do — I make an effort to promote my books so that not just my mother will read them. I’ve done everything from purchasing print ads in magazines to sending shelf talkers (those pretty little flaps that hang off a store shelf under your book) to thousands of retailers. I have a website, I do book signings, and I hang out on reader message boards to connect with readers all over the world. The one thing I had not done yet, however, was a book video. I’ve been watching the whole video trailer phenomenon with interest over the past few years, and since my husband has an interest in filmmaking and we love to do things together, I was keen to give it a try. I knew I could trust him with the project because he’d already directed a short film that made it into some major film festivals, but also because hey – he’s my soul mate — and most importantly, he has great sense of humor. This was key, because I wanted to do something fun….