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Articles from 2018

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December 26, 2018 Resources

Making Word work for you

Although most editors work with Word, not all of us have been taught the tricks we need to work with it efficiently.


December 20, 2018

My favorite reference for food editing

This corporate proofreader relies on "The Deluxe Food Lover’s Companion" for all things food.


December 15, 2018

Nominations open for ACES Executive Committee

Five positions will be up for vote in 2019, including secretary and treasurer.


December 12, 2018 Resources

Nine style tips for Christmas

Just for you: an editorial style sheet full of jolly jargon and tinselly terms


December 10, 2018

Wanted: Editors with heart

Editors and writers need each other. The quality of that relationship is determined, in large part, by the editors.


December 4, 2018

Starting a book? Don't forget your worksheet.

Romance writer Meredith Bond shares her methodology for starting a book. Spoiler: it’s anything but romantic.


November 28, 2018 Resources

Four critical skills for web editors

Preparing for a job in digital communications involves more than knowing how to tweet. Here are 4 critical skills


November 15, 2018

Calling out bias with confidence: 5 tips

How to spot biased language -- and bring it up diplomatically


November 9, 2018

Five critical mistakes to look for when editing proposals

Trying to win new business? Typos can sabotage your credibility.


November 5, 2018

A special announcement from ACES

A special announcement from ACES