"I wish I had this book when I first started out in magic - it would have saved me 30 plus years of learning everything that is in here!!!! Richy has nailed all 116 maxims or things to live by, if you want to be a successful magician. These are real words of wisdom and regardless of whether you are new to magic or an old guy like me, you’ll get something out of this book." -Paul Romhany, *Reviews Vanish Magazine
"A fantastic read with solid nuggets of gold." - Chris Funk the Wonderist
"...these writings are relevant through the ages and 100 years from now may be used as lessons that never go out of style." - Jay Leslie, Master Magician
- Dream about becoming a better magician?
- Want to see your name up on the marquee?
- Regret not finishing your own original scripts?
- Wish you could work as a full-time entertainer?
- Hope to connect with expert entertainers?
If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, then you need to read Maxims of a Magician
Over 100 thought-provoking maxims of timeless advice from a working professional, focusing on the personal development of a magician. Richy Roy (author of The Wealthy Magician
) reveals the unwritten rules and unspoken truths known amongst successful magicians. A perfect browsing book for motivation and mental refreshment, you can start reading at random spots or enjoy it in its entirety. Maxims
is guaranteed to stimulate magicians of all kinds. Advance praise for Maxims!
"Finally, a book for magicians that offers performance experience. Save yourself 10 years of trial and error and read this book instead! Richy Roy has the ability to say what no other magic book does. His insight and knowledge on business in magic and performance tips will elevate and improve your show today. I wish someone had told me these tips back when I started in magic, a lot of years experience in one book. Well worth the read, thank you Richy!" - Matt Gore, International Award-winning Magician
"This book is chock full of important tips on what it takes to be a performing magician and should be right next to Strong Magic
and all of the other books that teach real magic and not just tricks." - Shaun Robison the Charming Deceptionist
"The maxims in this book are a game changer. It helped me take my show to another level of professionalism. It helped me change some of my average magic tricks into creating that magical moment the audience wants. My show, my business, and my character have seen sudden improvements from implementing these maxims into my daily routines." - Doug Dern, Mentalist/Magician
"Overall, the book is informative and lays out exactly what is needed to be a successful magician, lots of us have learned these through trial and error. Magicians of all levels will benefit from many of these maxims." - Jamie O'Brien (Magic by Jamie)
is a hard book to put down. I felt like I needed to finish it all in one sitting! Very easy read, very easy to understand and has great lessons for magicians and anyone in the performing arts industry. I strongly recommend you purchase a copy ASAP!" - Ryan Sidloski, Magician
- Paperback: 150 pages
- Publisher: Prestige Book Publishing; 1st edition (April 16, 2019)
- Author: Richy Roy
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 978-1-9990971-0-3
- Product Dimensions: 5 x 8 x .6 inches