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March 4, 2017 Contests and Awards

Haiku contest winner in Budapest was inspired by friend in Ohio

Colleen Sharkey's Ohio-based friend convinced her to tweet her award-winning haiku in the ACES and Grammar Girl National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.


March 3, 2016 Contests and Awards

Winning haiku finds a new angle

Tom Freeman won the 2016 ACES National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest after being a regular contributor to past haiku contests.


October 29, 2015 Resources

Wondering what to do Sunday at 2 a.m.? Go lower case, singular and unhyphenated

A quick style guide for common editing and writing blunders involving daylight saving time.


March 3, 2015 Contests and Awards

Winning haiku adds a little spice to National Grammar Day

Adriana Cloud's 17-syllable haiku about comma splices won ACES's National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest.


February 26, 2015 Contests and Awards

Grammar Day haiku, a tradition for March 4th, weds syntax and verse

ACES began its National Grammar Day haiku competition in 2011 and continued to seek 17-syllable grammatical entries for its newest contest.


March 3, 2014 Contests and Awards

Doge meme wins over judges in Grammar Day Haiku Contest

National Grammar Day Haiku Contest judges selected winner Gretchen McCulloch's doge-inspired entry.


October 31, 2013 Resources

Editing made easier: One search, two resources for AP Stylebook users

ACES members receive a discount on the new AP Stylebook individual online memberships.