Digital Project Design
Author Sarah Maas writes from playlists. You can do the reverse by thinking about the novel you've read and deciding what your characters would listen to or what songs best represent a theme from your novel.
Check out the themes from famous movies in the clips on the left. Movie conductors often create themes for specific characters that define the character's personality and traits through music. Consider a character or two from your book. How might he/she be portrayed using music?
Documentary or Book Trailers
Ransom Riggs, filmmaker and author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, set out to create a book trailer for his novel. Check out his brief documentary of how he created the trailer and then take a peek at the finished product. How would you entice people to read your novel?
Create a website to provide information about your book and see where your imagination takes you! Check out these sites from Random House for inspiration.
Google Sites (Limited Features)
Google Slides (publish to web)
Does your character go on a long journey? Trace his/her steps, along with how he/she grows, by mapping the journey. Check out the example below, and if you're interested in learning about how it developed, listen to the creator's TED Talk below.
The TED Talk
Try conveying the important ideas and themes of your novel in one image. The Canva page below will walk you through the process and the Of Mice and Men cover samples will give you an idea of the differences and similarities in the multiple covers for the books.
Try creating a faux interview with a character from your book. You could do a video interview or a podcast. Either way, try to get at the heart of your character by asking these questions by Marcel Proust (famous French author) and use it as the basis of your book analysis.