Articles from 2018

71 articles

October 5, 2018 ACES News

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 4, 2018

Clarifying the Language of the Declaration of Independence

Taking a look at the more uncommon and esoteric vocabulary that appears in the Declaration of Independence.

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