Robert J. Elisberg has been a commentator and contributor to such publications as the Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Magazine, C/NET and E! Online, and he served on the editorial board for the Writers Guild of America. He has contributed political writing to the anthology, "Clued in on Politics," 3rd edition (CQ Press).
Among his other writing, Elisberg wrote the comic novella, "A Christmas Carol 2: The Return of Scrooge," which reached #2 on Amazon's Hot List for Humor/Parody. His most recent novel is the swashbuckling adventure, "The Wild Roses." He co-wrote a book on world travel. Currently, he writes a tech column for the Writers Guild of America, west. He also co-wrote the song, "Just One of the Girls" for the Showtime movie "Wharf Rat," and wrote the book for the stage musical "Rapunzel!".
Born in Chicago, he attended Northwestern University and received his MFA from UCLA, where he was twice awarded the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. Not long afterwards, Elisberg sold his screenplay, "Harry Warren of the Mounties." He was on staff of the international animated series, "Flute Master," and and co-wrote three of the "Skateboy" films based on it. He also co-wrote the independent film, "Yard Sale." Most recently, he wrote an adventure screenplay for Callahan Filmworks.