Grammar Girl’s Guide to Beginner and Intermediate AP Style

Learn the essentials that distinguish seasoned writers

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
2-3:30 p.m. Eastern time
Price per location: $299


Writing with crystal clarity can be tricky. You must express your thoughts consistently and correctly, and to that end journalists nationwide have long turned to the AP Stylebook as their go-to reference guide. With all that's packed into its pages, though, how do you prioritize the key points you need for the lion's share of your messaging? Clearly, you need an expert guide—and in this webinar Mignon Fogarty, the superb podcaster and best-selling author of the Grammar Girl books on language, will lead you on a tour of must-know AP style topics and point out pitfalls to avoid.

Journalists are busy; they simply don't have time to overhaul inconsistent copy. Make sure your next submission or article pitch is publication-ready, all with the help of Grammar Girl herself.

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Whether you're working on a pitch, a presentation, a business memo or story, writing errors can hurt your credibility and block your path to success. What is the best way to avoid these linguistic pitfalls?

Learn the most salient points of the AP Stylebook with New York Times best-selling author Mignon Fogarty—known to millions as Grammar Girl. Master the fundamentals of AP style as Fogarty explains the most important rules, reinforces concepts with quick quizzes, and takes live questions at the end.

You can get the skills you need to write like a savvy journalist with Grammar Girl's Beginning and Intermediate Guide to AP Style Webinar.

Here are a few things you'll learn:

  • The latest updates and additions to the AP Stylebook
  • Guidelines for adding numbers to your headlines and body copy
  • Recommendations for pronoun use
  • How to write abbreviations
  • Exceptions to tricky grammar rules
  • How to use punctuation marks properly
  • Key differences between the AP Stylebook and other prominent style guides
  • How to write unusual company and product names
  • When to capitalize nicknames of cities, regions and people

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Reasons to sign up for this webinar

  • This is a crucial, can't-miss event for the improvement of your writing.
  • You'll learn directly from Grammar Girl.
  • You'll be able to gather with your team and watch it live.
  • You'll receive all presentation slides and handouts.
  • You'll get access to an on-demand recording.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

You should attend this webinar if you spend any time in the following areas:

Writing and editing • Public relations • Marketing • Social media • Internal communications • Leadership communications and more

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