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phillsmiff
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It's a business built on secrets, concepts and presentations. What difference does it make how long the manuscript is?

Although, I must admit that the word "groundbreaking" in any sales material makes me immediately skeptical.

David

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How many times do we buy a book that maybe has one or two ideas at most that we can use in it?

If we are performing or doing readings or making money in any way then the cost of a new piece that is usable can easily be broken down by a) how many times we are going to use it and b) how much money we get each time we use it.

So if it was definitely something I'd use and I was regularly performing then I wouldn't have a problem. In fact given some of the overwritten overhyped guff I've sat thru in recent years a bit of brevity might even be a welcome change!
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If it will make me famous then why not? I just don't understand why someone would release a one page blockbuster manuscript when he could pad it with numerous pages and therefore sell many more copies. Isn't that what they all do? LOL

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On the other hand there's the FREE bonus one-page Silent SpeakEasy masterpiece by Dan Harlan. Itself worth the price of the SpeakEasy DVD in my opinion.

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Yes, probably set up for hype, stay tuned
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I predict it will be a perfect prediction. It is that time of year.
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Most of the people selling a one pager worth that price aren't going to make it available to the armchair maestros on this little forum. Nor will they sell it to those they can't trust. Such a thing will more likely be sold via word of mouth and never mentioned openly. It's really a pointless question...
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Would you buy a one word manuscript for an extremly amazing crazy high price if you knew what you know I know? Don't tell me not I know you know I know!
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I bought a relatively expensive manuscript, which contained just one idea I will use. That idea was expressed in half a page. I would gladly have paid twice what I did pay for that one half page alone. But would I risk it if I did not know how valuable that insight would be? Perhaps not.
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If it involved a completely new principle.

If it is a re-work of an existing principle, no matter how "groundbreaking," no.
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If I came up with something that used a completely new principle, even if I could describe the effect and the method in just three or four sentences, I would probably still have close to a hundred more pages worth of stuff to say about it.

Not that I know from experience or anything...
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