America’s Next Top Author (and other fantasy programs for book lovers) (via Here’s To Us)

You know we all do this. I’ve actually filled notebook pages with ideas like this, and just the other day I was remarking to a fellow educator how I occasionally fantasize about precisely this sort of “Project Runway” / “Design Star” / [name your reality show] approach to a writing classroom. It would never work academically, but I’d sure as hell love to see it on TV.

Check out the post — this is a fun one! 🙂

America's Next Top Author (and other fantasy programs for book lovers) Think about it: in the realm of American TV, we have reality contest shows for just about everything, whether it's cooking, modeling, singing, or navigating ridiculous obstacle courses and falling into giant tubs of mud and/or shaving cream. And that's not even mentioning the realm of non-competitive reality programming Ă  la the Kardashians. Here's my question–why don't we have anything for writing? My solution is "America's Next Top Author." Cu … Read More

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