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December 10, 2018 Resources

Wanted: Editors with heart

Editors and writers need each other. The quality of that relationship is determined, in large part, by the editors.


December 4, 2018 Resources

Starting a book? Don't forget your worksheet.

Romance writer Meredith Bond shares her methodology for starting a book. Spoiler: it’s anything but romantic.


November 28, 2018 Resources

Four critical skills for web editors

Preparing for a job in digital communications involves more than knowing how to tweet. Here are 4 critical skills


November 15, 2018 Resources

Calling out bias with confidence: 5 tips

How to spot biased language -- and bring it up diplomatically


November 9, 2018 Resources

Five critical mistakes to look for when editing proposals

Trying to win new business? Typos can sabotage your credibility.


May 4, 2014 Resources

So, you think you can copy edit?

Amy Einsohn, author of "The Copyeditor's Handbook," revealed what it takes to be a copy editor in her 2011 article.


April 30, 2014 Resources

How fast can you edit? Consensus is about six pages an hour

Multiple sources determine the average rate of copy editing ranges from four to eight pages/hour with approximately a six page/hour average.


February 4, 2014 Resources

Kiss and edit: It's all about word choice this Valentine's Day

ACES offers Valentine's-themed word choices to help their writers avoid cliche and bland phrases.


October 19, 2013 Resources

12 Style Tips for Halloween

ACES created an editorial style sheet to familiarize editors with the correct usage for ghostly terms.