2Write for writing and editing

welcome to 2write

2Write? Too right!

Wellington-based communications company 2Write is made up of husband and wife team Pat Martin and Pip Desmond. We’re available for writing, editing and design, web publishing, proof-reading university theses, speech writing, oral history projects, publications and workshops. We can also show you or your organisation how to set up a dynamic, affordable newsletter, blog or website, and help you maintain it.

Please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

Pip and Pat

2021 Song for Rosaleen discount offer

book cover for Song for Rosaleen

Copies of Pip’s memoir, Song for Rosaleen, are  now available from 2Write for $10 (RRP $30) plus postage. Song for Rosaleen is a celebration of Pip’s mother Rosaleen’s life and the intimate portrait of a family coping with dementia. It was published by Massey University Press and  longlisted in the 2019 Ockham NZ Book Awards.

Please email Pip to place orders and for bank account details.

‘Love song, lament, protest song: Song For Rosaleen is all these and more. Highly recommended reading.’ – Sue Wootton, co-editor, Corpus

Pip’s other books are the award-winning Trust: A True Story of Women and Gangs (Random House, 2009) and The War That Never Ended: New Zealand Veterans Remember Korea (Penguin, 2013).