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#RRBC Spotlight Author Tour – Larry Hyatt

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Today’s stop for Larry Hyatt on his week in the Rave Reviews Book Club SPOTLIGHT Blog Tour!

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:

I am pleased to have Larry Hyatt visit Fiction Favorites. Larry is the Spotlight Author for Rave Reviews Book Club. Go here to see the rest of his schedule

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Larry Hyatt has written radio comedy, sketch comedy and plays, produced television and radio, worked as a creative director for an arts and entertainment magazine, and published numerous humorous articles and essays. Originally from New Orleans he’s a graduate of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and attended Loyola University’s School of Music as a vocalist, went into radio broadcasting, has been a nightclub in house entertainer (Where he did theatre in a bar), produced and hosted television shows for LCN-TV, and started an entertainment magazine called the “The Tri-Parish Navi-Gator,” featuring theatre,music, dining and the arts in South Louisiana.  He hosts “Larry Hyatt is the Morning” on C-96.7 KCIL Radio in Houma, La.

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Guest Post: RRBC “Spotlight Author” LARRY HYATT on Creating Funny

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Exercises in humor from Larry Hyatt in the “SPOTLIGHT” this week on his blog tour.

Originally posted on Cassidy Salem Reads & Writes:

Today I am happy to host Larry Hyatt, author of  How to Reach for the American Dream… (And Not Get it!) and fellow RRBC member, as a guest on my blog. Larry is here to share his ideas on creating comedy.

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My writing is usually for the spoken word but I use my blog for observations, one liners, fake news, and outright lies. Satire we’ll call it. Here are some things I do. I didn’t think these up. If you’re looking to add some funny of your own, here are 5 comedy exercises you can do.

  1. Faux-obituaries
    This is a fake death notice, eulogy, honorary speech at a function, etc. They can be famous people in their own world or famous in yours. They can be just your average person. You have complete control over someone’s life and death and they’re not there to correct you.
  2. Take the news stories…

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How a bad guy gets his start – Trading Knives

Trading Knives 1How a bad guy gets his start – Trading Knives #shortstory FREE on Amazon http://amzn.to/1UOkXt7 #RRBC #Fantasy #ASMSG

Corgren makes a living as a prize knife-fighter in the rough fighting rings along the Hart river. When a mysterious stranger offers him power to gain revenge on his enemies for his service, Corgren dismisses it as a con. But when the stakes are high against an opponent as skilled as himself, will Corgren accept offer? This short story is a prequel to The Bow of Destiny, Book 1 of The Bow of Hart Saga and contains a sample chapter from the upcoming novel.