A Few Words About That Ten-Million-Dollar Serial Comma
2Rise Books & Stories from the Sublime to the Down-Right Dirty
About 2Rise 2Rise LLC is Writing, Editing, Publishing 2Rise is a company that provides individuals and businesses with: writing, editing, marketing content creation, and self-publishing services. For Business For businesses, we edit or “ghostwrite”, business correspondence, direct mail, e-mail, presentations, and web content marketing materials. Our unique, fixed-rate "2nd-O" service provides a low-cost professional "Second Opinion" analysis, and quick rewrite, of Marketing, Web, and Business Correspondence content - more eyes on the prize, and No Contract. For Individuals For individuals, we work with fiction, literature, family histories, memoirs, and self-help / personal development texts. 2Rise provides editing and/or full service “ghostwriting” in any of these categories. Publishing & Book Design – Cross-Media 2Rise LLC guides authors through the process of creating or editing texts, designing finished content for print, digital, and/or audio publication. We Work Words At 2Rise LLC we understand the power of words. With work with you, and for you, to harness the power of words – making them generate the results you desire. © 2Rise LLC All Rights Reserved.
Mission: 2Rise creates and distributes stories, in print, as audio content, and via LIVE story events.
A Few Words About That Ten-Million-Dollar Serial Comma
"Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. . . Both are very hard work. Writing something is almost as hard as making a table." Happy birthday to Gabriel García Márquez, master carpenter!
“All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.”
~ Gabriel García Márquez
Born on this day, in 1927
I ask them questions all the time.
It is the resulting dialogue that slows my progress on the stories in which they live.
They are a noisey crowd of recalcitrant individuals - much like their assembler; that's me.
You simply cannot write a good novel without knowing your characters inside and out. Here are the top 10 questions you need to be able to answer about each of your characters.
A Buoyant 2020 Audie Awards Celebrates 'The Only Plane in the Sky,' Stephen King
At the Audio Publishers Association's annual Audie Awards, which marked a quarter century this year, 'The Only Plane in the Sky' took home the top award and Stephen King received a lifetime achievement as host Mo Rocca and others saluted the progress of the audiobook form over the past 25 years.
Philip Pullman on Children’s Literature and the Critics Who Disdain It
This talk is going to be partly at least about children’s literature, or so it says in the program. I should say at the outset that I’m not going to treat the subject in an academic way, even if I …
Whatever Your Classroom, Please Teach More Living Poets
“Get poetry into the high schools!” Shortly before he died in 1963, Robert Frost told Marie Bullock, founder and president of the Academy of American Poets, that not merely poetry, but poets belong…
The Last Poets: the hip-hop forefathers who gave black America its voice
It is half a century since the Last Poets stood in Harlem, uttered their first words in public, and created the blueprint for hip-hop. At an intimate open house session, they explain why their revolutionary words are still needed
NFL-quality quarterback Colin Kaepernick is starting his own publishing company.
Notably blacklisted NFL-quality quarterback Colin Kaepernick is starting his own publishing company. The New York Times is reporting that the 32-year-old NFL-quality quarterback is also writing his…
Sex and the Singular Pronoun
A graceful solution for a sexist language
The Creepiest Children’s Book
Why the 1957 cult classic “The Lonely Doll” still haunts the imaginations of a generation of women artists, from Kim Gordon to Cindy Sherman.
The Extraordinary Life of William S. Burroughs
Peter Schjeldahl on the unorthodox life and work of the Beat Generation writer: “He had no voice of his own, but a fantastic ear and verbal recall.”
One Man’s Literary Crusade to Uncensor Sex in America
In 1948 Gershon and Beverley Legman moved to the Bronx, to 858 Hornaday Place, near the zoo and Grand Concourse. The tiny cottage they had rented was a minor landmark—it had been built by Charles F…
Minneapolis Literary Presses Celebrate Successes
It has been a week of celebration for the Twin Cities' most prominent literary nonprofit presses, as Graywolf marks 45 years with a major fundraising campaign, and Coffee House and Milkweed experience record sales.
It's Time to Move to ePub 3.2
The new update to the format fixes the problems with ePub 3.1. Publishers should get on board ASAP.
Poetry Society of America Honors Alice Quinn and Paul Simon
The Poetry Society of America honored its longtime executive director, Alice Quinn, and singer-songwriter Paul Simon at its annual benefit.
Joy Harjo Named U.S. Poet Laureate, Elizabeth Acevedo Wins Carnegie, and More
Danez Smith pays tribute to Essex Hemphill; Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on a disabled literary tradition; Amazon editors on the year’s best books; and other news.
"Truthfulness to life—both fantasy life and factual life—is the basis of all great art."
- Maurice Sendak
Today, if you can believe it, is the fifth anniversary of Maurice Sendak’s death. The beloved author and illustrator held pride of place in my childhood home—I grew up reading not only Where …
Writers, The Loneliest Artists of All
I’m never as lonely as when I’m in a crowded room. It’s always been that way; as a child, I’d always wish I could slip away from family functions, and find some secluded spot where I could use my b…
The Wind in the Willows Isn’t Really a Children’s Book
The Wind in the Willows is one of the most famous English children’s books, one of the most famous books about animals, and a classic book about “messing about in boats.” Famous, it cer…
Dr. John, Legend of New Orleans Music, Dead At 77
Over a career stretching back to the 1950s, Malcom John Rebennack came to be a living symbol of the city of New Orleans and its bottomless musical character.
Ghostwriting for a Ghost | Writer's Digest
John Peragine talks about finishing the manuscripts of his old friend and mentor—and ghostwriting for an actual ghost.
The Self-Publishing Path: It’s Often Anything But “Self” | Writer's Digest
As with so many things in the publishing world, the best approach to self-publishing depends on your goals and available resources. Here are key considerations authors must make when deciding on the right self-publishing path for them.
The New Yorker
We're going to need a bigger bookshelf.
Dorothy Parker: Political Activist, Melancholic, Bootleg Scotch-Drinker
A paradox applying to those artistic creators whose large reputations rest on a very small output is that many of them lived long lives: Catullus was 70 when he died, Duparc, 85, A.E. Housman, 77 a…
“The volcano was there, and so we had to climb it. That was how things shook out for me.”
Consumer Use of Audiobooks Continues to Rise
Half of all Americans over the age of 12 have listened to an audiobook in the past year, according to a new consumer survey. Growth can be attributed to more people listening in cars and advances in technology.
Consider a professional, "raw reading" of what you've written. Contact us.
The author Roxana Robinson on embracing what some writers might call a nightmare: reading her entire novel into a microphone.
Rachel Eliza Griffiths Reads W. S. Merwin
Rachel Eliza Griffiths joins Kevin Young to discuss “Rain Light,” by W. S. Merwin, and her own poem “Heart of Darkness.”
"Good writing is clear. Talented writing is energetic.
Good writing avoids errors. Talented writing makes things happen in the reader’s mind—vividly, forcefully—that good writing, which stops with clarity and logic, doesn’t."
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden this week named Karyn Temple as the 13th United States Register of Copyrights, the first person of color to hold the position.
Our primary product.
Our joy and bane.
Want a custom ( hot ) book for your lover ?
We will ...
"As everyone knows, when you’re not in the mood for it, porn is gross. After the first few hours, it was also unendurably boring. Nonetheless it made me horny, in a downtrodden, creepy way."
Sandra Newman on the things writers will do for money.
National Book Foundation
The nominees for the 2019 NAACP Image Awards have been announced, and we're thrilled to see so many #NBAwards authors on the list! Congrats to all!
4807 Lasalle Road
Be the first to know and let us send you an email when 2Rise Publishing posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Send a message to 2Rise Publishing: