Here’s a great post by Author Cherley Grogg on things writers might gain from watching reality television
Get a group of friends together and talk tends to segue into what everyone likes and dislikes—sometimes all at the same time. I had lunch with some wonderful ladies, and the conversation moved into the realm of the burgeoning variety of reality programming television has today. Now, I hear you, we all miss the larger range of scripted shows. Yet even as we laughed and groaned, and sometimes cheered over the shows, I realized how many good business and life lessons can be taken out of the boiled down ideas of this viewing genre. Give me a chance to explain first. Okay, you ready?
There are a lot of good lessons we can learn from reality television.
Yes, I usually take things from a writer’s perspective, but business is business, no matter the business you’re in, and while I admit that I don’t watch a lot of reality TV, I…
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