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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Saturday, March 28 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Giving Copy a Face Lift, With No Pain

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Editing does not always need a chainsaw or require that the writer be given general anesthetic. Some simple nips and tucks can eliminate wrinkles and make copy look smooth and clear, with no visible scars. The writer will be more attractive to the audience, and may not even notice the surgery. This session will show common flaws and easy remedies. No medical degrees required!

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Merrill Perlman

Freelance Editor, Merrill Perlman Consulting
Merrill Perlman spent 25 years at The New York Times in jobs ranging from copy editor to director of copy desks, in charge of all 150-plus copy editors at The Times. (Both titles are, sadly, now extinct at The Times.) Now, she's a freelance editor and trains writers and editors for... Read More →

Saturday March 28, 2015 10:45am - 12:15pm EDT
Ballroom 3

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