You Should Own at Least One of These Style Guides

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If your job involves using a computer, you should have a writer’s style guide nearby at all times.

The best are:

AP Stylebook (published by the Associated Press)

MLA Handbook (published by Modern Language Association)

The Gregg Reference Manual

For federal workers, the most appropriate might be the GPO Style Manual (published by the Government Printing Office), which lists style and grammar guidelines approved specifically by the federal government.

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Robbie Hyman is a professional communications and public affairs writer. He has 15 years’ experience writing for nonprofits, small business and multibillion-dollar international organizations and is available as a freelance writer for federal agencies.

Robbie has written thousands of pages of content, including white papers, speeches, published articles, reports, manuals, newsletters, video scripts, advertisements, technical document and other materials. He is also co-founder of www.MoneySavvyTeen.com, an online course that teaches smart money habits to teenagers.

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