Meet the Two Sisters Who Created PowerJournal.Life

Elizabeth Ann Atkins

M.S., The Journalism School

Columbia University in the City of New York

B.A., English Literature, University of Michigan

Our Michigan Office —
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

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Elizabeth says: Imagine two sisters, drinking steaming coffee… eating M&Ms… and coping with the heart-pounding pressure of a 10-page college paper due tomorrow. 

As English majors, Catherine and I spent many nights tapping the keyboards of original Macintosh computers – amongst hundreds of other students doing the same – in the computer center in Angell Hall. 

As we quoted Maya Angelou and Shakespeare, Catherine and I would get the giggles, fueled by sugar, caffeine, and 3 a.m. delirium. Our hysterical writing binges are some of my best college memories. 

Today, as we write books on deadline, we still get the giggles — celebrating that we are still Two Sisters Writing — and now Publishing. 


Catherine M. Greenspan

M.A., Writing, University of San Francisco

B.A., English Literature, University of Michigan

Our New Mexico Office —
Silver City, NM 88061

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Catherine says:  Elizabeth and I are best friends and the biggest cheerleaders for each other. As English majors at the University of Michigan, we let our teamwork shine in an upper-level English class, "Living Writers," with Professor Nicholas Delbanco. Consumed by her job as an editor at The Michigan Daily, Elizabeth seldom read the books before the author's guest appearance in class. I did, and would brief Elizabeth on the plot, themes, characters, etc. Then in class Elizabeth asked the authors some of the most direct, probing questions of all the students! Nobody knew she hadn't even read the book... until now!

 

More About Two Sisters....

Elizabeth and Catherine are multi-published authors and ghostwriters who co-founded Two Sisters Writing & Publishing, Atkins & Greenspan Writing, and Atkins & Greenspan Publishing.

Elizabeth Ann Atkins is a best-selling author, actress, TV host and award-winning journalist who has written 20 books, including novels White ChocolateDark Secret, and Twilight (with Billy Dee Williams).  She co-hosts a weekly, multi-award-willing TV show, MI Healthy Mind, and has acting roles in the films, Anything Is Possible and The Andrea Doria:  Are The Passengers Saved?  Elizabeth has been a guest on many national TV programs, including The Oprah Winfrey Show.  She will soon release her memoir, God’s Answer Is Know:  Lessons From a Spiritual Life.

Catherine M. Greenspan recently released the first three novels in The Veronica Series, about a 14-year-old biracial girl who's navigating the tricky terrain of friends, boys, school, and family.  They are: Veronica, I Heard Your Mom's Black; Veronica Talks to Boys; and Race Home, Veronica!  She's working on more books that showcase the many issues and dynamics that multiracial kids endure. Catherine recently spearheaded the Two Sisters Writing International Anthology of Short Stories to showcase the company’s monthly contest winners. She is active with the American Association of University Women.

Here’s what Elizabeth and Catherine are up to:

  • Check out their written and published books here.

  • Elizabeth and Catherine have taught writing at colleges and universities. They are empathetic teachers and mentors to other writers struggling to get their stories written. They offer coaching, mentoring, editing, and publishing services here.

  • Elizabeth and Catherine also have a Writing Club that’s a quiet space for writers to show up and write! Learn more here. They even offer customized accountability help for writers — learn more here.

  • Two Sisters Writing and Publishing have a number of forthcoming books. You can pre-order those books here.

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