Indeed.   The deadline to register for the March 2-4 Big Sur Writing Workshop for picture books, early reader, middle grade and young adult (YA) fiction is today, Feb. 10th, at, oh, let’s say, 11:59 pm, California time.

To register go here or call us at 831-667-2574.

And if you need an extra push, think of Eric Elfman and his smiling face (below.)  That’s because he’s just been added to our esteemed faculty.

Eric Elfman is the author of 10 books for middle-grade and young adult readers, including ALMANAC OF THE GROSS, DISGUSTING & TOTALLY REPULSIVE (Random House), an ALA Recommended book for Reluctant Readers, and three X-FILES novelizations (HarperTrophy). Eric is co-author of TESLA’S ATTIC (Hyperion), the first of a three-book series to be published starting next year.

Also a screenwriter, Eric has developed projects with Dreamworks, Universal Home Entertainment, Walden Media, Walt Disney, and others companies. He has written articles for Dwell, Mental_Floss, Creative Screenwriting, Disney Adventures, and other magazines, has written pages of the Houghton Mifflin 5th Grade History textbook, and study guides for the Mark Taper Forum/PLAY, bringing live theater to high school and middle school students.

He has been coaching writers privately for the past six years (

(Once again, register by going here or just call us at 831-667-2574!)

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