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OTW Guest Post: pod_together
Most fanwork fests don't involve collaboration from Day 1, but this month's guests talk about one that does: pod_together. KLB and Paraka discuss what it's about and also why a last minute code push at AO3 made for a memorable day.
Guest-Post  Audio-Fanworks  Event 
4 weeks ago by otw_news
Thanks for Celebrating IFD 2019!
Thanks for celebrating #IFD2019 with us! Follow the link for a roundup of all the OTW-hosted events.
Event 
5 weeks ago by otw_news
It's International Fanworks Day 2019
It's International Fanworks Day, and we're celebrating! Follow the link to learn more about our activities, including games and chat.
Event 
5 weeks ago by otw_news
Welcome to Feedback Fest 2019
As part of #IFD2019, it's time for Feedback Fest! Come recommend some fanworks and show your favourite creators some love.
Event 
5 weeks ago by otw_news
What Fanworks Mean to Me 2019
Last month, we asked what fanworks mean to you. Today, we share some of the wonderful answers you gave us. Follow the link for more
Event  Fannish-Practices 
6 weeks ago by otw_news
What We’re Doing for #IFD2019
International Fanworks Day is almost here! Find out what the OTW is doing to celebrate, and share your own celebration plans!
Event 
6 weeks ago by otw_news
Coming Soon: International Fanworks Day 2019
International Fanworks Day 2019 is coming soon! Follow the link to learn more, and tell us what fanworks mean to you.
Event  Fannish-Practices 
10 weeks ago by otw_news
International Volunteer Day 2018
It's International Volunteer Day! We're saying thanks to all the incredible volunteers who make the OTW and its work possible.
Event  Volunteering 
december 2018 by otw_news
International Volunteer Managers Day 2018
It's International Volunteer Managers Day 2018! The work done by the OTW wouldn't be possible without our Volunteers & Recruiting committee. Join us in celebrating them today.
Event  Volunteers-&-Recruiting 
november 2018 by otw_news
Thank You for Your Support!
We at the OTW are yet again blown away by your support and enthusiasm.
Thanks to 7,823 donors from 93 countries, we raised a total of $193,068.87!
Your donations make a difference. And if you missed the drive, don't worry--we accept donations year-round.
Event 
october 2018 by otw_news
Display Your OTW Pride!
Show your support for the OTW and AO3 with our fun new kudos stress ball--just one of the thank-you gifts available when you donate. Save up for your favorite with a recurring donation! Click the link to learn more and donate today.
Event 
october 2018 by otw_news
Today is the OTW’s 11th Anniversary
Today is the OTW's 11th anniversary! In honour of this event, we've got some fun icons for you to use, and we're holding a giveaway of the new Check Please! Year 2 book. Click the link to learn more.
Event  OTW-Sections 
september 2018 by otw_news
It’s Almost Election Time
It's almost election time! In order to vote in the OTW's 2018 Board of Directors election August 10-13, you must be an OTW member by June 30. Learn more and become a member today.
Event  Elections 
june 2018 by otw_news
You've Helped Make A Difference!
Thanks to your generous support, the OTW's April 2018 Membership Drive has surpassed its goal, finishing with an incredible AMOUNT in donations. Thank you! If you missed the drive, don't worry, you can donate at any time. Follow the link to learn more
Event  Financial-support 
april 2018 by otw_news
Show Off with New OTW Thank-You Gifts!
Are you excited about the new thank you gifts that are available when you donate to the OTW? Set up a recurring donation to save for your favourite! Click the link to learn more, and donate today.
Event  Financial-support 
april 2018 by otw_news
Your Donations Preserve Fannish History!
Your donations preserve fannish history! Our Open Doors project preserves at-risk online fanworks archives, physical fan memorabilia, and more. Follow the link for additional information, and donate today to help Open Doors accomplish even more
Event  Financial-support 
april 2018 by otw_news
Thanks for Participating in IFD 2018
International Fanworks Day has ended and prizes have been awarded for #IFDShare and #IFDFest. Here are some stats and fan creations we'd like to share. And remember, we'd love to hear what fan communities have planned for next year's event!
Event 
february 2018 by otw_news
It’s International Fanworks Day 2018
International Fanworks Day is finally here! Don't forget to join in the #IFD2018 fun by taking part in our short fanwork challenge, by reccing fanworks in #IFDShare or by joining us for discussion and games in our 29 hour chat room party!
Event  Fannish-communities 
february 2018 by otw_news
Welcome to Feedback Fest 2018
OTW's Feedback Fest begins today as part of #IFD2018! Leave a comment on our post by February 16 with your recs or link your post elsewhere that's tagged #IFDFest. You may also win a prize! Share your love for fanworks & encourage others to leave feedback! https://goo.gl/kTb2Hx
Event  Announcement  Fannish-Practices 
february 2018 by otw_news
What We're Doing for #IFD2018
What will you be doing on Feb 15th? OTW will be celebrating International Fanworks Day in all timezones with #IFDFest #IFDShare & games. Take part in our activities or tell us about your fandom's plans so we can signal boost them! Spread the word about #IFD2018 https://goo.gl/Qb44j1
Event  Communications-Committee  Announcement 
february 2018 by otw_news
What Fanworks Mean to Me 2018
International Fanworks Day is next week! While you're waiting for February 15th, you can read fan submissions on #WhatFanworksMeantoMe and also take part in a conversation about fanworks in your daily life! https://goo.gl/L9Mcua
Event  Fannish-communities  Fannish-Histories  Fannish-Practices 
february 2018 by otw_news
International Fanworks Day 2018 Is Coming
Are you excited about next month’s International Fanworks Day? Share your thoughts about your love for fanworks between now and January 31 with #WhatFanworksMeantoMe and we may signal boost you! For more info on how to take part, check this out: https://goo.gl/hMcr3M
Communications-Committee  Event  Announcement  Fannish-Practices 
january 2018 by otw_news
International Volunteer Day 2017
Join OTW in celebrating International Volunteer Day by thanking those who have made us possible, and finding out more about them: https://goo.gl/f8mJgP
Event  Volunteering  Volunteers-&-Recruiting 
december 2017 by otw_news
Thank You!
However you took part in #otwdonate, thank you for getting us started on our next 10 years! We've got some numbers for you about how this membership drive turned out: https://goo.gl/SMZamk
Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee  Event 
october 2017 by otw_news
Looking Forward
Donors in the last 10 years have allowed the OTW to offer what it does today. Will you help us achieve more over the next 10? http://goo.gl/uF2LiA
Financial-support  Event  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2017 by otw_news
OTW: A Decade of Serving Fans
The history of the OTW spans a full decade. To keep our work going, we need your support. Learn more and donate today
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2017 by otw_news
Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2017
Happy Ada Lovelace Day from the OTW! Learn more about Ada Lovelace and her contribution to coding here.
Event  Women-in-technology 
october 2017 by otw_news
Could You Win an OTW Trivia Contest?
Would you like to find some OTW trivia? If so, we've got prizes for you! How many questions can you answer?
Books  Anniversary  Event  Communications-Committee 
september 2017 by otw_news
25 Things to Know About the OTW
We've been around a while now, so as part of celebrating #otw10 here are 25 things to know about the OTW! https://goo.gl/FuuMWS
Event  Anniversary  OTW-Sections  Fannish-Histories 
september 2017 by otw_news
Transcript of OTW 10th Anniversary Chat with Seanan McGuire & Martha Wells
Did you miss our chat with Seanan McGuire & Martha Wells? If so check out the transcript of their talk https://goo.gl/Q3Wu6P
Event  Books  Communications-Committee  Anniversary 
september 2017 by otw_news
Transcript for 10th Anniversary Chat with Christina Lauren and Catherine Roach
Did you miss our chat with Christina Lauren & Catherine Roach? If so check out the transcript of their talk! https://goo.gl/8DR1PG
Event  Anniversary  Books  Communications-Committee 
september 2017 by otw_news
Transcript of the 10th Anniversary Chat with Lev Grossman
Did you miss the chat with author Lev Grossman? If so you can check out the transcript of his talk at https://goo.gl/KGa7sw
Event  Anniversary  Books  Television  Communications-Committee 
september 2017 by otw_news
Today is the OTW's 10th Anniversary
Today's our 10th anniversary but we have events planned ALL month. Check out our schedule & make some plans to join us:
Event  OTW-Sections  Anniversary 
september 2017 by otw_news
Want to talk about Fanworks & Fan Communities?
The OTW’s Fanlore Committee will be holding an open house to chat about Fanworks and Fan Communities with you on Sunday, September 3 from 19:00 to 21:00 UTC. Come talk about your favorites and the ones you've known. Check out the pages for them on Fanlore and brainstorm suggestions for more information that could be added to the site!
Fanlore  Announcement  Event 
august 2017 by otw_news
Happy SysAdmin Day 2017!
It's SysAdmin Day and the OTW has a lot of things to thank its systems team for. You can add your voice as well! https://goo.gl/vn8m3c
Event  Systems-Committee  Spotlight 
july 2017 by otw_news
Learn about the Posting and Editing form on AO3!
Unlike previous Open Chats, we're trying a new thing this year. This chat will be focused on the Posting and Editing forms! We'll have a walkthrough of tricks, methods, and known issues when adding your fannish creation to the Archive. Want some suggestions on how to add comments and notes beyond what the tags field will allow? Have a translation, or remix, or other creation inspired by an existing work? Are you posting to a challenge but never get it to work quite right? Are you wanting to post a work in a different language? Come find out how! (We'll still have a few staffers around to answer some general questions, too.)
Archive-of-Our-Own  Support-Committee  Event 
july 2017 by otw_news
A Meet-Up of Our Own
Join OTW personnel & AO3 users in San Diego during Comic-Con for A Meet-Up of Our Own! Learn more & RSVP here
Event  Fan-conventions 
july 2017 by otw_news
OTW Elections 2017: It’s Almost Time
Don't forget that if you want to vote in the 2017 OTW Election, you have to become a member by June 30. Join today!
Event  Elections  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
june 2017 by otw_news
2017 OTW Elections Candidates Announcement
The OTW is pleased to announce the candidates for the 2017 Election. Learn more about them and the election process here.
Event  Elections 
june 2017 by otw_news
Join the OTW at WhedonCon 2017
Join OTW on May 19th at 6pm as part of Los Angeles area‘s Whedon Con 2017. We’ll answer questions about our projects & discuss what fans need to know about copyright law: https://goo.gl/In0xza
Fan-conventions  Legal-Committee  Communications-Committee  Event 
may 2017 by otw_news
AO3 Reaches 3 Million Fanworks!
Archive of Our own has reached 3 million fanworks! What does AO3 mean to you?
Announcement  Archive-of-Our-Own  Event 
april 2017 by otw_news
This Post is Made Possible by Donors Like You!
Because of you, we've blown clear past our membership drive goal. Thank you for supporting the OTW!
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
april 2017 by otw_news
Increase Your Impact
Increase your donation's impact! Learn about corporate matching programs & how recurring donations can help you earn rewards!
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
april 2017 by otw_news
April Membership Drive: Your Support Matters
2017 has been busy at the OTW. See what we've been up to and how your support can help!
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
april 2017 by otw_news
Thanks for Participating in IFD 2017
International Fanworks Day has ended. But you can still enjoy the results, contribute to #IFDShare or #IFDFest, and find out what's next: https://goo.gl/OZJAxA
Event  Fandoms  Fannish-communities  Fannish-Practices 
february 2017 by otw_news
It's International Fanworks Day 2017
It's International Fanworks Day! Take part in #IFDShare, #IFDFest or drop into our chat room for games
Event  Fandoms  Fannish-communities 
february 2017 by otw_news
Welcome to Feedback Fest 2017
Feedback Fest kicks off today to celebrate International Fanworks Day! Rec 3 works & tag your posts with #IFDFest by Feb 16th
Event  Fannish-Practices 
february 2017 by otw_news
What We're Doing for #IFD2017
Join the OTW in celebrating International Fanworks Day on February 15 –- here are some activities to take part in! https://goo.gl/X5yev6
Event  Fandoms  Fannish-Practices  Announcement 
february 2017 by otw_news
What Fanworks Mean to Me 2017
We asked for your meta on fanworks for International Fanworks Day, coming Feb 15. Here are some responses!
Fannish-Practices  Fannish-Histories  Event  Fandoms 
february 2017 by otw_news
Help the Organization for Transformative Works by taking a Survey!
It's Copyright Week! Fans are 21st century creators, and you can help the OTW by taking a survey: https://goo.gl/Cs0OGM
Legal-Advocacy  Intellectual-Property  Event 
january 2017 by otw_news
International Fanworks Day 2017 Is Coming
International Fanworks Day is coming Feb 15. Send us your 500 word essays on what fanworks mean to you!
Announcement  Event  Fannish-Practices  Fandoms 
january 2017 by otw_news
International Volunteer Day
It's International Volunteer Day & both the OTW and you have many reasons to celebrate it -- nearly 600 in fact https://goo.gl/is9aCX
Event  Volunteering  Volunteers-&-Recruiting  OTW-Sections 
december 2016 by otw_news
International Volunteers Managers Day 2016
Today's International Volunteer Managers Day. The OTW celebrates our Volunteers & Recruiting Committee volunteers who do so much for us! https://goo.gl/EHrJ9w
Event  Volunteers-&-Recruiting 
november 2016 by otw_news
Kudos!
Kudos! Thanks to your generosity, the October #otwdrive2016 surpassed our goal!
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2016 by otw_news
Spotlight on Legal Advocacy – Organization for Transformative Works
The OTW's Legal Advocacy project protects fans' rights around the world and answers your questions about your rights as fanwork creators. Help support their work by donating during this year's October drive
Event  Financial-support  Legal-Advocacy  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2016 by otw_news
OTW October Drive: Spotlight on Our Servers
Wondering where the OTW's projects live? Learn about our servers & how your support keeps them going.
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2016 by otw_news
Open Doors Celebration Panel Transcript
If you missed our Open Doors chat, a transcript is now available. Plus, if you own physical format fan materials please read on! https://goo.gl/SJvw4u
Open-Doors-Committee  Event  Anniversary 
september 2016 by otw_news
Today is OTW's 9th Anniversary
The OTW turns 9 today! We'll celebrate our Open Doors project this month with a live chat on September 18th (and more!) Come join our birthday party http:// goo.gl/Ee1Nhn
Open-Doors-Committee  Event  Anniversary 
september 2016 by otw_news
OTW Elections 2016: Are You Ready?
Become an OTW member by August 23 to vote in the upcoming Board of Directors election!
Event  Development-&-Membership-Committee  Elections 
august 2016 by otw_news
Happy SysAdmin Day 2016
Who you gonna call? It's often Systems & here's why if you love OTW projects we should all celebrate SysAdminDay http://goo.gl/bdKnEi
Systems-Committee  Volunteering  Event 
july 2016 by otw_news
OTW & Fair Use at San Diego Comic Con
OTW's Betsy Rosenblatt will be at San Diego Comic Con this Saturday discussing fanworks, so stop in to see her! Plus for everyone not going, check out this great infographic about how fair use impacts fan cons.
Fan-conventions  Event  Legal-Advocacy  Legal-Committee  Intellectual-Property 
july 2016 by otw_news
Where We Are
The OTW does many things in fandom. Learn about our projects and find out how you can support them
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
april 2016 by otw_news
It's Fair Use Week! Ask Us Anything About Fair Use And Fair Dealing Law.
This year for Fair Use Week, OTW Legal will be hosting a Virtual Q&A, and we want your questions!
Legal-Committee  Intellectual-Property  Event  from notes
february 2016 by otw_news
Thanks for Participating in IFD!
International Fanworks Day has ended but OTW’s Legal team will be answering your questions about fanworks & the law
Event  Fannish-communities  Fannish-Practices  Fannish-Histories 
february 2016 by otw_news
Join Us for International Fanworks Day 2016
It’s International Fanworks Day! Share your contributions with #IFDShare #IFDActivism or #IFDFest & join us for games!
Event 
february 2016 by otw_news
Welcome to Feedback Fest 2016!
International Fanworks Day is almost here & Feedback Fest kicks off now! Share your favorite fanworks! http://bit.ly/20LEh0B
Event  Fannish-Practices  Fannish-communities  from notes
february 2016 by otw_news
OTW Guest Post: Olivia Riley
In today’s guest post, Olivia Riley talks about what she learned while writing her undergrad thesis on fanfic and the AO3
Fannish-Histories  Event  Academia  Studies  Guest-Post 
february 2016 by otw_news
What Fanworks Mean to Me
Last month we asked fans to tell us what fanworks meant to them as part of International Fanworks Day - here are some of the responses http://bit.ly/2089yHm
Fannish-Histories  Fannish-Practices  Event 
january 2016 by otw_news
We'll Show You Ours for IFD
Here are our plans for celebrating International Fanworks Day – what will you be doing to join in?
Event  Fandoms  Fannish-Practices  Activism  Announcement 
january 2016 by otw_news
Events Calendar for January | Organization for Transformative Works
Happy New Year, Fandom! Check out this month's Events Calendar Roundup from the OTW, and be sure to submit your own fannish events
Event  Books  Television  Fan-conventions  Fannish-communities 
january 2016 by otw_news
International Fanworks Day is Coming
International Fanworks Day is coming! Submit an essay on what fanworks mean to you or tell us how you'll be celebrating.
Event  Fandoms  Fannish-Practices 
december 2015 by otw_news
Events Calendar for December | Organization for Transformative Works
This December, start working on a paper on disability & fandom, acknowledge volunteers, and celebrate Festivus
Call-for-Papers  Event 
december 2015 by otw_news
2015 OTW Board Election Results | Organization for Transformative Works
Congratulations to new OTW board members Atiya Hakeem & Matty Bowers, & thank you to the Elections Committee for your hard work!
Event  Elections 
november 2015 by otw_news
Happy International Volunteer Managers Day! | Organization for Transformative Works
5 Nov is International Volunteer Managers Day! The OTW would like to thank our Volunteers & Recruiting Committee for their hard work
Volunteers-&-Recruiting  Event 
november 2015 by otw_news
Events Calendar for November | Organization for Transformative Works
Wizard World, famous for running huge conventions across North America, has two cons this month. The Louisville con is being held from 6–8 November, and features Stephen Amell, Ben McKenzie, Bruce Campbell. Reno Wizard Con runs from 20 November to the 22nd (Fri-Sat-Sun) and features geek celebs like Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, Adam West and Burt Ward, and Adventure Time's Jeremy Shada!
Event 
november 2015 by otw_news
Happy Ending
Fans know how to bring the happy endings - thanks for helping the OTW enjoy one as well.
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2015 by otw_news
Fandom is Ageless
Fandom & fanworks aren’t new, as many families know. Help us preserve these experiences for new generations.
Event  Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2015 by otw_news
First Times
What have your fandom first times been? And how many of them were with the OTW? Keep those experiences coming
Financial-support  Event  Development-&-Membership-Committee 
october 2015 by otw_news
What Is A Drive?
Whether you’re new to OTW’s membership drives or not, we have answers to common questions--have we answered yours?
Financial-support  Development-&-Membership-Committee  Event 
october 2015 by otw_news
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