AP Style

The Associated Press is the single largest news organization in the world have published set of rules and guidelines for formalized news writing called AP Style. 

The Associated Press Stylebook is what PR professionals and journalists use to ensure something is written the correct way, with over 5,000 entries from punctuation and spelling, to abbreviations and usage.

The thing I find the most difficult when learning AP Style is when to hyphenate.

For instance,

If you’re like me and are having trouble with hyphens, check out DailyWritingTips: 5 Tips to Understand Hyphenated Words.

You can also listen to Grammar Girl::Hyphens::Quick and Dirty Tips podcast.

By the way…you can find the AP Stylebook on Facebook!


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