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Articles from 2018

58 articles

July 18, 2018

We’re all in this together: Thoughts from Sara Ziegler on being ACES President

ACES' new president shares her perspective and enthusiasm for leading ACES into the future.


July 9, 2018

Hank Glamann, 64, was a giant among copy editors

ACES member and former executive committee vice president, David Sullivan, remembers Hank Glamann


July 2, 2018 ACES News

Welcoming ACES’ first-ever operations manager

ACES: The Society for Editing has hired its first operations manager, Abbi Booth.


June 25, 2018 Resources

The evolution of the “copy editor”: From a 1923 definition to today

Veteran New York Times and freelance copy editor Merrill Perlman shares her perspective on the changing role of copy editors.


May 16, 2018 Conferences

Being inclusive with style: How Mic and BuzzFeed are 'Going Rogue'

Panelists at ACES 2018 talk about using representative language instead of strictly adhering to a stylebook.


May 8, 2018 Conferences

Putting some of the worst sentences ever constructed on solid, dotted and diagonal lines

Diagramming helps you create order and find and fix sentence problems


May 8, 2018 Conferences

How much editing is too much? Here's the answer, with a twist

“People don’t know how to get out of their own way when they write," Rob Reinalda says


May 7, 2018 ACES News

Nick Jungman appointed ACES treasurer

On May 1, Nick Jungman, former contest chairman, was appointed treasurer, filling the seat Sara Ziegler vacated upon her election as president.


May 5, 2018 Conferences

A world without whom

Emmy Favilla of Buzzfeed discusses the rules in a land of digital-first publication.


May 4, 2018 Conferences

Style guide superjam

Five leaders in the world of words come together to discuss style. Will a melee ensue, or will they strive for agreement?