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Articles from 2018

63 articles

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


October 5, 2018

Beware of hiring scams

Freelancers and those listed on the Editors for Hire page, beware of phishing scams


July 31, 2018

Macros: What are they and how do you use them?

Macros save you time and energy by automatically performing repetitive tasks, leaving your brain free to do actual substantive editing.


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.