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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 12:29pmDawn McIlvain Stahl0
Aspen Art Museum is seeking an editor to join its team in Colorado. Opened in 1979, Aspen Art Museum is a noncollecting, global contemporary art museum on a mission to provide engaging, thought-provoking experiences of art through ten or more exhibitions each year. A new downtown building, designed by architect Shigeru Ban, will quadruple the exhibition space and is on pace for completion this summer.
The editor will coordinate and edit both print and digital content for the museum. Content will include exhibition catalogs, brochures, and didactic materials; marketing and advertising materials; the member’s magazine; internal office documents; and website and other digital content. Coordination activities will include...Read More »
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:35amMark Allen2
The American Copy Editors Society annual conference is 10 days away, and it will be informative, invigorating and enjoyable for hundreds of copyeditors honing their skills and making connections. I’ve been to six ACES conferences (which is not a great many among conference regulars) and three or four similar conferences.
I have wisdom from attending these as a novice and as a board member doing my bit to keep things running smoothly. The Las Vegas conference is my focus, but the following tips should apply to your conference in Toronto, Runnymede,...Read More »
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 3:59pmDawn McIlvain Stahl0
If you over-imbibed on all the Grammar Day activities, posts, chats, and contests this week, here’s the perfect chaser: a Wordoku puzzle. It keeps things verbal by using letters instead of numbers, but it provides the same calming, orderly fun of traditional Sudoku.
To correctly solve the Wordoku, make sure that every row, column, and 3x3 box contains the following letters exactly once:
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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37amMark Allen1
National Grammar Day is hard to contain in just one day or within the borders of one nation. Of course, every day is grammar day to a copyeditor
National Grammar Day is March 4, easy to remember because it can be said as “march forth,” which is a sentence in itself with imperative verb and implied subject. Of course, “march fourth” also is a sentence, theoretically useful for establishing the order of bands in a parade.
There is, as yet, no parade for National Grammar Day, but there is a lot of buzz and contests and baked goods. Three simultaneous grammar-related discussions occurred at 2 p.m. EST on Tuesday. Copyediting hosted a...Read More »