Journal of Alchemy is Joe Diamond's first book for magicians. It's a quick read that teaches five powerhouse routines from Joe's professional repertoire. All the routines are audience tested, and simple to perform so you can focus on having fun with the material and connecting with your audience.
Doc Daley's Last Hope: Simple symbolism bring this classic of card magic to life.
Diamond Jaks: Joe Diamond breathes new life into a Dr. Jaks classic.
Half-Twins: An emotional hook blended beautifully with a visual hook. Plus, it instantly resets.
Point of View: The effect Joe has been keeping quiet for TEN YEARS!
Houdini's Final Escape: Not only does the legendary escape artist turn a key in your hands, he creates an impossible souvenir in the spectator's hands that gets you more bookings!
Joe Diamond also covers how to keep journals, and how to turn effects you already know and perform into something unique to you!
"I was fully involved with this collection and you will be too. Joe’s Journal is bigger than it might seem." - Bob Neale
"I loved this book. It was a fun read and very well written. Along with some insightful creativity ideas Joe adds new twists and meaning to some lovely old gems." - Suzanne
"I really admire Joe's book for evaluating effects based on how much of yourself you can put into them. More magicians need to think along these lines." - Jay Sankey
"This is a plain and simple study of the power of making your magic personal." - Jeff Stone
Forward by David Parr