Longtime West Adams resident Tom Lazarus, a film director and screenwriter, will sign copies of his new book, “THE LAST WORD – Definitive Answers to All Your Screenwriting Questions,” at Chevalier Books, 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., in Larchmont Village on Saturday, August 18, between 1 and 3 p.m. The author of three screenwriting books, Lazarus teaches The Master Class and Advanced Screenwriting Workshops at the UCLA, Extension Writer’s Program. He has written eight theatrical release films, nine Movies-of-the-Week, and countless hours of network television. Lazarus has also directed five features and sixty-five hours of television. Phone the bookstore: 323-465-1334 More information about the book: www.TomLazarus.comTom lives in LaFayette Square with his wife, Stevie Sterns, who is on the UNNC Board.