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Articles from 2019

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January 1, 2019 ACES News

A Comma Problem

The Chicago Manual of Style gives editors a decent amount of guidance on the proper use of commas, but sometimes it offers open-ended guidelines.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Allusions, Illusions, and Elisions Can Elude Spell-Check

Some common spelling errors can elude even for the best editors, so don’t let spell-check illude you into thinking it will catch every problem.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Hyperlinks 101

Hyperlinks are clickable areas of a screen that take you to another part of a document or to a website.


January 1, 2019

Content Marketing Made Easy

"Content Marketing Primer for Editors & Proofreaders" is a short guide that spells out the what, why, how, and when of content marketing.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Continuous and Continual: Just One Means Recurring

Continuous and continual share the Latin root continere.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Choosing Not To Edit

We’re editors: we live to edit things. But sometimes the situation demands that we leave an error.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Check the Bricks: Editing for Structure

Everything has a structure — including everything we edit.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Editing Music, Part 1: What it's all about

Rather than the tunes or the lyrics, editors in the music niche are working with everything else that has to do with music.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Editing Music, Part 2: What makes a good music editor

Four music editors tell us about the background that makes them good in this niche. That is, on top of their editor training.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Resources for Editing Music (Part 3: da capo al fine)

What three music specialist editors about the resources they have on their bookshelves, besides the titles most editors have.