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October 16, 2019

How to Choose Your Business Name

As editors, we know that the right article title is best determined after the article is written. So, too, with the names we give our businesses.


October 15, 2019

Know Your Creatures of the Night

This Halloween, learn your banshees from your bogeymen and your phantoms from your poltergeists, as well as where they came from — etymologically, at least.


October 14, 2019

Journalism Tools for the Modern Copyeditor

Looking outside the niche of tools designed for editors can reveal an assortment of useful resources.


October 1, 2019

The Work of an Editor in Translation

​Translations are a language’s conversion to another language. In the process, editing plays an important role.


September 16, 2019

How Wrong Everyone Is about Exclamatives!

An exclamative isn’t just any old clause that happens to be a little excitable.


September 4, 2019

Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal to be ACES 2020 Keynote Speaker

Paisley Rekdal announced as the ACES 2020 keynote speaker


August 30, 2019

10 Specific Words for ‘Road’

Ten specific words for that road you’re traveling.


August 26, 2019 ACES News

A Two-Carat Post

Somehow, the jewelry business wound up with two homophones to classify the two materials it uses most, gold and gems.


August 23, 2019

RIP Phil Blanchard, who founded Testy Copy Editors

​Phil Blanchard, an editor who performed his trade primarily in newspapers over five decades, died on August 16, 2019, at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


August 23, 2019

#ACESChat Recap with Christine Sweeney

Recap on the Aug. 21 #ACESChat with Christine Sweeney from the CIA.