10 language tips—from the Fake AP Stylebook

One of the 17 Bureau Chiefs behind @FakeAPStylebook on Twitter and the new book Write More Good selects some gems.

About a year-and-a-half ago, two guys I know via the Internet—but have never met in person—came up with an idea for a Twitter account. Ken Lowery and Mark Hale’s idea, @FakeAPStylebook, now has more than 200,000 Twitter followers, and, as of last Tuesday, has fostered a book titled Write More Good.

I had the pleasure of helping to write that book—which, if you were wondering, is 95 percent all-new material you can’t find on the Twitter feed—along with my 16 or so fellow Bureau Chiefs. And I still write some of the Twitter entries.

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