I can't bear to look...

February 25, 2017

I Can’t Bear To Look: Why Johnny Can’t Write

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango, Professional Writer, and Teacher…

This is the first sentence in a recent academic journal article on “improving writing”:

“There is virtual agreement across all sectors (policy-makers, researchers, educators, parents, employers) that there is a crisis in literacy internationally, not only in reading – which has been the focus of policy and research in recent decades – but also – a more recent focus of attention – in writing.”

Can you guess why I’m shaking my head? How many writing problems can you find here?

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Freddy is the Founder & Creative Strategist of Atomic Tango. He also teaches at the University of Southern California (go Trojans!), shoots pool somewhat adequately, and herds cats. Freddy received his BA from Harvard and his MBA from USC.

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