Finding Your Light Bulb
This book is for anyone who wants to be in show business or wants to move to the next level in their show business career. It’s for the journeymen, journeywomen, journeypersons, of family entertainment: magicians, jugglers, puppeteers, balloon sculptors, storytellers, ventriloquists, musicians, and more.
LEARN: The seven steps you must take for show business SUCCESS.
LEARN: Why “finding your light bulb” is the key to show business happiness, fulfillment, AND making a lot MORE MONEY.
LEARN: How to create a VICTORY TABLE that inspires you and helps you climb higher and higher on the ladder of success.
LEARN: The four unique questions every entertainer must ask themselves to move to the NEXT LEVEL on the mountain of show business.
LEARN: The seven things that all “BIG TIME” show biz folks have in common and you MUST focus on to really be “in the show business game”.
LEARN: How tiny steps taken towards your dreams and goals can make all the difference in getting there.
LEARN: The secret to “getting there from here” is in creating dynamic step by step ACTION PLANS.
LEARN: How magical a “brand description” improves your chances of getting booked over and over.
"Steve offers practical, real world advice that will enlighten and empower performers to create and build a unique brand of magic. His writing style is fun and engaging and this book is a pleasure to read! I will recommend it to my students."
Jeff McBride Creator of The Magic & Mystery School
“There are those who know the business, and then there are those who REALLY know the business – and that describes Steve Trash. Steve delivered one of the most powerful lectures I have ever heard, and now he is releasing those thoughts in this book. So when Steve speaks, listen – because everything he says is GOLD! Highly, highly recommend.”
Ken Scott - Family Show Magician - 4 Time Atlanta Magician of the Year
“I wish I’d had this book when I was starting out."
Avner The Eccentric
“Artist’s dedicate themselves to the perfection of their Art... but the career is ‘Show Business”. Steve’s book, Finding Your Light Bulb, gives you a great business plan for your act. To quote Steve.... if there is no business there is no show.”
Jay Johnson – Tony Award Winning – Actor & Ventriloquist
"Steve has lived the dream. He’s made a name for himself. He’s toured all over. He’s created a TV show! We all talk the talk. Steve Trash WALKS THE WALK. And now, he's giving you a step-by-step instruction manual of how to find YOUR amazing voice and path. Your lightbulb! This book is inspiring, and l keep coming back to it!”
Mario “the Maker Magician" Marchese
"From beginners to working pros Finding Your Light Bulb will help family entertainers (puppeteers, ventriloquists, variety artists) set themselves apart in the marketplace and discover the magic that keeps it meaningful and exciting and fun!"
Steve Axtell - Axtell Expressions
"My podcast, The Variety Artist is about sharing the knowledge working pros have gained over a lifetime of work in show business. This is also the core idea in FINDING YOUR LIGHT BULB. It's filled with valuable tools, concepts, and stories, for both beginners and pros. This book will help you get the most out of your show business career. I highly recommend it."
John Abrams - The Variety Artist Podcast
"Steve Trash received a well deserved standing ovation for his FINDING YOUR LIGHTBULB lecture at our KAX conference in Los Angeles. He's very good at laying out a path forward to help entertainers find the next level for their careers AND help them create a roadmap to get there.”
Mark Daniel - StoryTeller + Founder of KAX + Kidabra International