Writers, Writing, Reading, Books:
Some people don’t know how to daydream? Nancy Jane Moore shares an essay on this valuable gift.
Serial Box has a new name and an expanded mission; it’s now Realm, and it includes podcasts.
The Booknest Fantasy Award winners were announced last week.
Larry Correia announces some new projects on his blog.
Five works that put bards at the center of the action.
Neve Maslakovick shares her favorite bit of All the Whys of Delilah’s Demise.
The California Art Club shares artists’ concepts of Mars. (h/t to File 770.)
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society posted about the results of an independent investigation of harassment and mistreatment of volunteers.
An ongoing mini-scandal; from last month, the San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc, the parent organization of 2018’s WorldCon, have filed for a summary judgment in the dragging-on case of a right-wing writer who was excluded from the convention based on his publicly stated intention to violate the con’s Code of Conduct. Their filing is available as a PDF at the bottom of the article. It makes for good reading.
As Maryland moves forward with a bill expanding the ability of libraries to offer ebooks, the Association of American Publishers opposes the bill, saying it might violate the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
Streaming, TV, Movies:
Entertainment Weekly discusses a few surprises on The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
Warner Brothers/DC are cutting back on DC Universe movies.
The remake, reboot or whatever it is of Suicide Squad, called The Suicide Squad (see what they did there?) has released its second trailer.