While AP Style is largely sound, there are a few rules that are quite subjective. Here are a few clarifications from Textbroker for where we stand on these issues.
Apostrophes are used for two main purposes: to show possession or omission. To show possession means to illustrate something as belonging to something else.
It isn't bold like the exclamation mark or straightforward like the period, but the semicolon is more than just the eyes of your smiley.
What are coordinating conjunctions, and when do you use a comma with them? Read on to tackle those pesky comma placements and raise your rating.
The tools that editors and excellent writers use was mentioned in the discussion of a previous post. I wanted to summarize and give you links (not affiliate links, these go straight to the source) to help you build your own Editor's Toolbox. Purchasing these materials is in no way required to be a good writer or get a good rating, but using them can help your writing skill.