Articles filed under Editing Skills

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March 1, 2024 ACES News

The March and April Webcasts are Now Open for Registration

This spring, take an ACES webcast in Proofreading Graphic Novels or Branding Beyond Your Website — or both

February 23, 2024 ACES News

Letters to the Community: Presenting The ACES Guide for New Editors

A new year, a new resource for new editors, created by ACES members for the editing community.

April 20, 2023 Editing Skills

Editing and Writing Texts with Heterogeneous Language

Some publications from all over the world are publishing texts that mix their native language with a foreign one, specially to cater to younger generations.

January 11, 2022 Resources

Diminish imposter syndrome by following the three “C’s” model

The three C's strategy to overcoming imposter syndrome from the book Own Your Greatness: Overcome Imposter Syndrome, Beat Self-Doubt, and Succeed in Life.

December 23, 2021 Resources

Marketing Without the Hustle

Approaching marketing with a spirit of generosity has been more lucrative than any half-hearted sales call or cold email I could ever muster making or sending.

December 3, 2021 Resources

An editor should be a translator’s best friend

Having an editor look over your translation is like testing your translation out on your target reader.

November 18, 2021 Resources

Usage dictionaries

Editors love a good reference, and there’s one under-the-radar type of reference book that’s particularly well-suited to editors: the usage dictionary.

November 17, 2021 Resources

Author queries for the nonfiction editor: How to raise ’em and how to phrase ’em

Author queries are not a power struggle. They’re cooperation in action.

November 11, 2021 Resources

Of people and persons

Persons was the original regular plural of person, but even as far back as Chaucer, writers were using people to refer to multiple individuals of any number.

November 9, 2021 Resources

Accurate and inclusive holiday language: Winter holidays

This article aims to describe a selection of Winter holidays including how they are celebrated, how to describe them, & how to greet someone who is celebrating.