68 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / Pocket Writing
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
A. J. Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus" three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an off-stage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil
Aug. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8)
115
A. J. Zum mysteriösen Cigarettenpapier spectator crumples up piece of cigarette paper, word or number appears on it in chosen color
Inspired by
  • Das Mysteriöse Cigarettenpapier (a book by H. F. C. Suhr)
Oct. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10)
150
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Geisterschrift number and color appear on small paper ball isolated on needle
1930 49
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
484
Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together
1935 21
Telepathic Cards medium in other room divines cards, pocket writing
1937 293
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 37)
249
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase
1937 34
Die Geisterschrift pellet on pin, named number appears
1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
8
Die Macht des Willens named number appears in chosen color on rolled up cigarette paper, pocket writing with different colored pencils
1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 5)
12
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
VariationsAlso published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 95)
588
Walter B. Gibson Lost in the Shuffle medium reveals three cards, pocket writing on playing card
Variations Feb. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 2)
6
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet
July 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 14)
59
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
Also published here 1944 22
Theodore Annemann The Perfect Book Test blindfolded medium divines chosen word from a book
Also published here 1944 68
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Also published here 1944 145
Franklin M. Chapman Nail Writers: Types and Method on different types and handling
  • Getting Set for Action
  • Use Fairly Stiff Cards
  • How to "Nail Write"
  • Practice Essential
  • The Visible Lead Pencil
  • Repetition
Related to 1944 7
C. L. Boarde The Pocket Writer
1947 60
C. L. Boarde Dead Name Duplication - Variation B duplication with pocket writing, divination of name on billet
1947 87
C. L. Boarde Predictions - Variation B several four-digit numbers are added, total is predicted, several methods
1947 97
Felix Greenfield Brained! spectator divines a phone number from another spectator
Sep. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 160)
642
Dr. William Weyeneth Zettelschreiben pocket writing, prop in pocket to write more securely
1948
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 3)
5
Al Baker Chicken-Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Related toAlso published here 1949 50
Theodore Annemann My Original Swami Test number and color are predicted on business card in envelope
1952 12
Albert Verity, Malcolm Davison Prediction with Pocket Writing variation
Also published here 1952 49
E. J. Norman Glassed prediction of a words selected from a newspaper, prediction in glass
Mar. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 303)
10
Jack Avis Message from Hades freely chosen card predicted, pocket writing
Related to 1954/27 221
Theodore Annemann The Perfect Book Test medium divines chosen word from a book
Also published here 1956 8
Tony Corinda (g) Alternative Methods of Holding the Card
Related to 1958 14
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip
  • Par X Prediction (number prediction)
  • Variations
1958 10
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Pocket Writer model of a pocket writer
1958 24
Dr. Spencer Thornton Two Man Mentalism medium divines three selected card
1958 24
Dr. Spencer Thornton Using Your Bottomless Glass prediction of a card put in a glass and covered by a handkerchief
1958 26
Punx The 100% Prediction geometrical figure and number are predicted on a billet
1960 5
C. L. Boarde Brass - Variation A divination of word from a book
1978 124
C. L. Boarde Brass - Variation B divination of word from a book, with gag prediction
1978 125
Albert Verity, Malcolm Davison Prediction with Pocket Writing variation
Also published here 1980 195
Thomas Alan Waters The Double Routine different routines, based on the same handling, on indexes and pocket writing
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
180
Thomas Alan Waters No. 1: Great Minds Still Think Alike spectator writes a number on a piece of paper, performer writes the same down
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
181
Thomas Alan Waters No. 2: On the Wired Thought random person phoned, name divined and the person names a year which is divined too, combination of two Annemann effects
Related to 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 5: Name Coincidence both write down the same name
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
184
Thomas Alan Waters Additional Notes variations and ideas on the switch, pocket writing and indexes
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
184
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson The Writing nail writer for pocket writing
1982 6
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Cinders several paper balls, on is selected, the other are out of flash paper and are burned, the selected one has a prediction written on it
1982 29
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Bingo or Raffle Movement box with paper balls, different numbers written on them, spectator names a number and selects that one
1982 30
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Thought Projection Effect three information are predicted on a paper, paper is inside of a balloon
Related to 1982 43
Joseph Dunninger Spirits? assistant does pocket writing of questions from the sitters
1983 7
Joseph Dunninger Thought Vibration medium finds chosen word in book
1984 10
Robert Cassidy Pocket Writing with LePaul on pocket writing, combined with the LePaul Wallet
1984 54
Tommy Tucker Talk of the Town! named word appears on blank index card
Nov. 1988
Magick (Issue 413)
2063
Nelson Hahne Psychic Cigarette Paper cigarette paper crumbled up, number and color appear/predicted on it, either by writing or number written in named color
1991 282
Jonathan Cooke Phone-e-Telepath prediction of color and number on post-it
July 1992
Magick (Issue 474)
2371
Jonathan Cooke An Amazing Coincidence two decks, coincidentally matching pair is predicted
Apr. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 10)
4
Alexander de Cova Zum Taschenschreiben pocket writing tip
Also published here Mar. 1995
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2)
56
Mark Strivings "What A Great Out!" ideas for pocket writing, loading in window envelope
1996 22
Albert Verity, Malcolm Davison Prediction with Pocket Writing variation
Also published here 1997
Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 1)
20
Alexander de Cova Zum Taschenschreiben pocket writing tip
Also published here 2002 18
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
311
Al Baker More Tricks and Wisdom position of chosen card is predicted, kind of stop trick presentation
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 6, Aug. 1930
2003 627
Nicholas Einhorn 3rd Hand Telepathy
2004 19
Robert Cassidy Signed Twice prediction billet is signed by two spectators and placed inside envelope
2004 257
Jack Avis Message from Hades card and colored counter selected, package has many paper pieces, all burn in a flash except one with the correct prediction
2006 193
Robert Cassidy Roswell That Ends Well prediction between two paper plates that are tossed to a spectator, date predicted
Also published here Oct. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 10 (The Jinx - 75 Years))
15
Robert Cassidy Roswell That Ends Well prediction between two paper plates that are tossed to a spectator, date predicted
Also published here 2009 15
Ben Hart Nuts spectator selected via thrown walnut, inside is paper with memory of that spectator written on it
2020 97
Ben Hart On Pocket Writing
  • A Note on Pocket Writing
2020 103
Nader Hanna Significant Date Opener date is predicted, with tips on pocket writing
2023 73