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Articles by Gerri Berendzen

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August 2, 2017 Conferences

Assessment editors help give test takers an even chance

A, B, C, or that really long option? Look at multiple choice questions from all directions.


July 13, 2017 Scholarships

ACES establishes Bill Walsh Scholarship

The $3,000 scholarship aims to help and inspire young editors


June 19, 2017 ACES News

Film tribute to Ed Trayes is also an ode to the value of editing

Trayes, the 2008 ACES keynote speaker, has taught DJNF editing interns for 50 years


June 2, 2017 ACES News

The night I spelled worse than a middle schooler: A copy editor's time at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Competitors just happen to really like spelling — the way copy editors just happen to really like being particular about language.


April 7, 2017 Conferences

My first ACES conference: An inspiring, motivating and educating experience

A new freelancer’s give her take (and tips) on attending ACES' national conference in St. Petersburg


April 3, 2017 Conferences

Faking extroversion helps introverts break out of comfort zone

Feel empowered when you step out from behind the pen.


April 3, 2017 Conferences

10 pieces of advice for freelance editors

Freelancers just starting out can avoid pitfalls with the advice of Elizabeth d'Anjou.


March 28, 2017 Conferences

Kory Stamper shares tales of life as a lexicographer

Her new book, "Word by Word," satisfies people's fascination with what it's like to 'write a dictionary'.


March 28, 2017 Conferences

Food editing: Exacting work is on the menu

When you're editing recipes and food blogs, a small error can leave a bad taste in a reader's mouth.


March 27, 2017 Conferences

Leading with integrity in the digital age

Author Jill Geisler offers coaching on communications, ethics and leadership.