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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


April 30, 2018 Conferences

Creating content that's clickable, shareable, digestible

Jaime Endick of Rotary gives tips for how editors can grab the audience's attention.


April 28, 2018 Conferences

Lynne Murphy: How American editors are different from British editors

American editors are about the rules and 'making it all really explicit.'


April 28, 2018 Conferences

Pivoting to video helps copy editors increase their workplace worth

The goal in copy editing video is the same as with text — to improve the final content.


April 28, 2018 Conferences

The long, strange trip of English spelling

Time, tide and maybe the French all contributed to the journey


April 27, 2018 Conferences

How to grow your freelance business: Three editors share their financial strategies

Succeeding as a freelance editor is as much about running a business as it about catching typos.


April 27, 2018 Conferences

How to hook today's student on editing

Kay O'Donnell emphasizes that editing is a life skill.


April 27, 2018 Conferences

Poole’s Pro School of Poise: Negotiating and delivering bad news with grace

Laura Poole on mastering the art of the difficult or awkward discussion with editorial clients in her ACES 2018 presentation, “How do I say that?”