AP Style: How to Use Ellipses

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....
AP Style: State Name Abbreviations

AP Style: State Name Abbreviations

AP Style: State Name Abbreviations The writers of most content creation companies usually write using a popular style guide (AP, APA, Chicago, MLA) mixed with a house style. At BKA, we prefer AP style, which is a standard in journalism. Although the rules seem to...
When To Use a Colon in AP Style

When To Use a Colon in AP Style

When To Use a Colon in AP Style I used to feel pretty confident in my grasp of grammar and style rules, until my first encounter with Associated Press style (AP style) and its distinct guidelines. AP style is widely used in journalism and other professional writing,...