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jamesmee.jpgCop Out (of Malibu): Deputy James Mee, the officer who received an anti-Semitic tongue-lashing from a drunk Mel Gibson six months ago, claims the sheriff’s department has been harassing him. They sheriff’s moved him from Malibu to Agoura Hills — which is more like torture than harassment — and served a search warrant on his home. A Jew being persecuted? Who wudda thunk it.

procrastinate.gifDon’t Procrastinate: We don’t care what you’re working on — a cookbook, a mystery novel, a screenplay about giant bats that eat CO2 emissions — write it, publish it and be done with it. Otherwise, you’re just giving Bob Pool more folksy fodder.

spikeleebrown.jpgSpike Lee To Direct James Brown Biopic: That was fast.

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Children's Picture Book Writing

Children's Picture Book WritingStarting September 15, this part lecture, part workshop course will take you through the process of outlining, writing, editing, and submitting a children's picture book. Taught by a published children's book author, Dashka Slater will teach you how to write in pictures, hook readers and editors with your story, apply the nuts and bolts of marketing, and more. Register now!