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June 29, 2021 Resources

The characteristics of effective, eye-catching headlines

What every article needs to get the click.


June 15, 2021 Resources

Conscious language: A to z of terms to consider

Conscious language needs to be taken into account across a wide variety of areas, from gender to age, to sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.


June 8, 2021 Resources

Is your punctuation too varied?

How do you know when you’re over diversifying punctuation? There are no hard and fast rules.


June 3, 2021 Resources

AP Stylebook: Write Right

Unsure about your word choices? The AP Stylebook is here to show you the way . . . and the weigh . . . and the whey.


June 1, 2021 Resources

Global English?

Global English is a family of varieties, mostly mutually comprehensible but loaded with traps and surprises.


May 27, 2021 Resources

Style guides for media channels

When the audience and tone differ by channel, multiple style guides provide both consistency and nuance.


May 20, 2021 Resources

How well do you know your writer?

Nurturing relationships with authors makes the editor’s job easier.


May 19, 2021 Conferences

Fact-checking and tone detection with Merrill Perlman

Merrill Perlman discussed the importance of tone, including how to detect it and how it differs from an author’s voice.


May 17, 2021 Conferences

ACES 2021 Online session: How to ensure a welcoming lexicon and inclusive storytelling

This article helps to recap the session’s highlights and provide speaker-recommended resources.


May 14, 2021 Conferences

Stylebot impresses at ACES 2021 Online

Future writers need tools that help with style as much as grammar. Learn about one such tool: Stylebot.