Palm Springs, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2006
With the advent of a two-hour special on David Blaine, an event which now solidly places him as the magician most likely to assume the mantle of Houdini, the book, "A Dream Business in Magic Starter Kit," written and assembled by Johnny Blue Star and Iain Legg, takes on a remarkably timely significance. Men and women interested in magic can preview the starter kit at http://www.MagicBusinessDreams.com.
“I don’t want to brag, but after David Blaine’s ABC TV special, I can only say our timing was perfect. Drowned Alive, trembled the impact of my desire to learn more magic and do something with it- even after I researched and wrote the book. So I know that his special is bound to attract a new crop of magician wannabees, ” says Johnny Blue Star, a US citizen.
Released only a few days before Blaine’s amazing performance, co-authors and collaborators, Blue Star and Legg ask prospective buyers if they have ever wanted to amaze a huge crowd with breathtaking street magic or dreamed of performing magic at a child’s party giving the lucky kid have the best birthday party of his or her life? Have they ever wanted to perform incredible death defying illusions that have their audience gripping their seats- like Houdini, David Copperfield or David Blaine?
In the twentieth century, so removed from events of fifty years ago, we forget how, although raised a traditional magician, knowledgeable about cards and coins and floating ladies, Houdini was also a daredevil who took real risks in his promotions, often putting his life at risk. In his recent program, Blaine recounts how his experiment in being buried alive was an attempt to finish a stunt Houdini had promoted in a curious poster, but had never actually tried, stopped short as he was by his tragic death.
But Blaine’s incredible experiment, which breaking an underwater record, escaping from chains in a giant bubble after being submerged for so many hours and unsuccessfully trying to hold his breath for so many minutes, was sandwiched with all sorts of astounding “street magic” tricks, up close magic which, although very advanced, did illustrate his beginnings as a more traditional magician.
"A Dream Business in Magic," which is an ebook, in a professional starter kit for professional magicians, attempts to show the reader the first steps to initiate him into the world of professional and semi-professional magic- through a discussion of these processes, interviews with working magicians, suggestions and links to places to find equipment and materials to practice professional magic.
The ebook also offers a great deal of practical advice for any budding magician. Such as the best locations to attract a crowd performing street magic, and how to fully prepare yourself before performing magic at a children’s party.
“Although we began our project by creating an ebook on jumpstarting one in the profession of magic, we decided to include lots of special bonuses to help make that possible. So, our ebook project became a starter kit with lots of exciting components, supporting everything by describing how to provide the full power of the Internet to help launch and empower your new business,” says Iain Legg, a citizen from the UK, who initiated the project.
“After being recruited by Iain to help write the book, I fortunately connected with a small group of dedicated professional magicians who have allowed me to interview them on the subject of becoming a professional full time and part-time magician. For instance, we got the incredible attorney/magician/Internet guru, Jerry L. Siefers, to provide us with lots of important tips on how to start; the award winning magician, Jamie Salinas, talks to us about sports magic, but also how to use an entertainment agent in the magic business. We also have an incredible, award-winning Hawaiian magician, Kelvin Chun, to show us how to incorporate magic into the teaching profession. They talk about how to get referrals and get the audience involved,” says co-author Johnny Blue Star, a resident of the United States.
“We also have an exclusive interview with professional ghost hunter, writer and parapsychologist, Loyd Auerbach, who is also a distinguished mentalist, known in the magical profession as Professor Paranormal. Also, Ken Trombly, a knowledgeable magician, introduces us to another side of the magic business, his specialty, the fantastic world of magical collectables. Both Jerry Siefers and Dave Gieber give very specific tips on promoting things on the Internet,” adds Iain Legg.
"A Dream Business in Magic" explores many different sides of the magic world and provides information that will help any person start a career in magic. Also included in the package are a collection of ebooks filled with a big selection of tricks to learn, from card tricks and coin tricks, to illusions and mentalism.
The final part of the starter kit is a set of business and marketing reports from the world’s leading experts. It really is the complete package for anybody looking to start a magical business. For further details, media may visit http://www.MagicBusinessDreams.com or call Johnny Blue Star at 760-323-0193.