Mentoring at your fingertips. Inspirations, musings and creative insights.
Letters To A Young Mentalist is a compendium of epistolary wisdom, advice and musing born from the proficuous letter exchange between a seasoned professional and an eager receptive protégé.
In these pages, you will find thoughts on creativity, mentoring, writing, staging and much more. The contents are both practical and inspiring, encouraging a dialogue on what mentalism is and how we can make it more meaningful, artful and reverberating. Some of the insights are thought-provoking, while others are invaluable tips of great benefit to any performer looking forward to grow into new perspectives.
From the importance of vulnerability and truth to the value of sharing and collaboration, these letters are filled with nuggets of experiential wisdom that any performer can benefit from. But what truly sets the advice herein apart is the continuous encouragement to approach the art from a variety of angles and to never be afraid to consider new avenues.
On top of this, there are a bunch of references that branch out from these letters. It's very likely that you think about your passion all of the time, so it's important to fuel and ornate your inner world. You'll find plenty of suggestions.
Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, this ebook is a must-read for anyone looking to take their craft and their art to the next level. And not just magicians or mentalists but anybody with a verve into the performing arts.
- Letter #1 | A Way Of Life
- Letter #2 | Mastery Of Mystery
- Letter #3 | On Suits, Sartorial And The Power Of Style
- Letter #4 | Vulnerability And Truth
- Letter #5 | Mentorship And The Voice Of Others
- Letter #6 | Team Building Blocks
- Letter #7 | Publicity And Notability
- Letter #8 | Brand It
- Letter #9 | Clients, Meetings and Expectations
- Letter #10 | To Edinburgh With Love
- Letter #11 | Sounds, Lights And The Ones That Make You Look Good
- Letter #12 | The Art Of Failure
- Letter #13 | Taro Ator Rota Orat
- Letter #14 | Script And The Daily Practice Of Putting Symbols on Paper
- Letter #15 | Creativity, Deadlines And The Benefit Of Limits
- Letter #16 | Finding Voices Of Truth
- Letter #17 | In Defense Of Secrets
- Letter #18 | A Journey Of Echoes
- Letter #19 | The Light Within
- Letter #20 | Of Naps, Dreams And Alternatives To Work 46
- Letter #21 | The Wordsmith's Push-Ups
- Letter #22 | A Recipe For Kindness And Growth
1st edition 2023, PDF 56 pages.
word count: 10884 which is equivalent to 43 standard pages of text