AP Style: How to Use Ellipses

AP Style: How to Use Ellipses

One of the more commonly misused and overused punctuation marks is the ellipsis. I’ve encountered far too many maddening late-night emails literally dotted with ellipses signifying either incoherent thought or implied mischief. Another writing pet peeve is the...
How to Use Formal Titles in AP Style

How to Use Formal Titles in AP Style

I’ve learned, especially when writing about living persons, that formal titles are a big deal. If you fail to properly capitalize an individual’s formal title, that person may perceive it as an insult. You may also run into people insisting that you capitalize job...

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