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August 26, 2019 ACES News

A Two-Carat Post

Somehow, the jewelry business wound up with two homophones to classify the two materials it uses most, gold and gems.


July 1, 2019 ACES News

Clamp Down on Unhelping Verbs

Too often, writers will unnecessarily build up verb phrases, which is known as smothering verbs.


June 30, 2019 ACES News

5 Ways to Break the Vicious Circle of Newbies

You can’t get hired without experience but you can’t get experience without getting hired.


June 20, 2019 ACES News

7 Steps to Marketing Yourself as a Freelance Editor

John Jantsch’s The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself can help you shape your marketing strategy.


June 12, 2019 ACES News

A Mouthful of Etymologies

Why are any of our teeth called what they’re called?


March 29, 2019 ACES News

AP Stylebook adds new umbrella entry for race-related coverage, issues new hyphen guidance and other changes

Stylebook changes announced Friday at ACES national conference also included percent to % and 'data is'


March 28, 2019 ACES News

Election results: Familiar faces re-elected

​ACES welcomes familiar faces back to the 2019 Executive Committee.


March 4, 2019 Contests and Awards

Singular "they" emerges victorious in ACES' 2019 Grammar Day Tweeted Limerick Contest

ACES' judges for the 2019 National Grammar Day Tweeted Limerick Contest announce the winners.


February 27, 2019 Contests and Awards

Celebrate National Grammar Day 2019 with a limerick

National Grammar Day is nearly upon us, so it’s time to get ready to enjoy — or participate in! — the ACES National Grammar Day Tweeted Limerick Contest.


February 7, 2019 ACES News

Meet the 2019 ACES board candidates

Meet the nine people running for five positions in the 2019 ACES Executive Committee election.