Links: Dune, Emails, & More

June 12, 2019

Workspace with computer, journal, books, coffee, and glasses.Settle in for some Wednesday Links! I feel like it’s a been a slow “cool things on the Internet” week, or maybe I’ve just been traveling too much to keep up. It could also been both! Both is a very real possibility. Thankfully, I get a break from traveling until the end of July for RWA.

Harlequin has established Harlequin Studios, which aims to adapt their titles for TV and film. Because Harlequin has its headquarters based in Canada, they already have a deal with CTV. Not sure what this means for content coming to the U.S.

Warner Bros. will be launching its own streaming service and one of the productions on their list is Dune: The Sisterhood and will focus on the Bene Gesserit. Director Denis Villeneuve who did Arrival will be directing the pilot. He’s also the director for the upcoming Dune adaptation.

The 2020 Olympics are being held in Japan and a lovely group of artists have personified world flags in anticipation. There’s also a hashtag on Twitter for more people to contribute fanart.

I found these email tips to be incredibly helpful! It has some great alternatives for commonly used email phrases like “just wanted to check in” and “no problem.”

You have to read these three connected Twitter threads. They’ll all make sense once you’re done reading all three. CW/TW for parental death and murder.

Thread one

Thread two

Thread three

What a story, right?

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Don’t forget to share what super cool things you’ve seen, read, or listened to this week! And if you have anything you think we’d like to post on a future Wednesday Links, send it my way!

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