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impossible man
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So, here's my problem.

My presentation skills are there. My technical skills are there. BUT, all my tricks run about 3 minutes or about 5 minutes. I tend to have too many tricks in one show to give any of them a true showcase.

I have begun to build some longer routines, but mainly by starting from scratch with new, very creative materail.

I would like to get more out of some of my existing material, and will begin by using clustering/mind mapping on existing effects to expand them.

Are there any other techniques available to apply to creating new material systematically?

Thanks.
Dean Gilbert
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Spellbinder
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The fact that you are asking the right questions shows that you are on the way to learning the correct answers for yourself. Keep it up!
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David Waldorf
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I have the same problem. For me, writing out my own script for the effect I am doing helps.
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TheRaven
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Brainstorming.
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