Posts by Eskici

The OTW’s 2021 Annual Report Is Now Available

We are pleased to publish the OTW’s 2021 Annual Report, available in PDF or HTML formats. The report provides a letter from our Board of Directors, a summary of our activities during the past financial and calendar year, and our financial statements for 2021. Some highlights from 2021 include Fanlore’s one millionth edit, Transformative Works and Cultures’ new editor team, and comment freezing deployed on AO3 works and news posts. You can also access reports from all earlier years at the Reports and Governing Documents page of the OTW website. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

The LeBeau Library is Moving to the AO3

The LeBeau Library of the Gambit Guild forum, an X-Men fanfiction archive focusing on the character Remy LeBeau or “Gambit”, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who have work(s) on the LeBeau Library And what to do if you still have questions

Five Things V Snow Said

Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today’s post is with V Snow, who volunteers on our Support Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I volunteer for AO3 Support. We are the team users can contact if they are having technical issues with the Archive. We deal with a very wide range of issues, but a lot of it is… Read more

October 2022 Newsletter, Volume 172

I. FANLORE NEWS Fanlore has had a busy month! It started off in style with its long-awaited MediaWiki upgrade, which was capably overseen by Systems. One of the big additions in the upgrade has been the introduction of a Visual Editor that makes formatting really easy – if you haven’t yet, give it a whirl on Fanlore by using the “edit” tab! If you need a guide to which button does what, Fanlore’s Editing Pages Help page has got you covered! Right after this, Fanlore kicked off its anime & manga themed month, Fanimangalore! It’s been highlighting ships, terminology (lemon, anyone?) and tropes on our… Read more

Slashknot is Moving to the AO3

Slashknot, a Slipknot (band) LiveJournal community focussing on slash fanfiction and fanart, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who have work on Slashknot And what to do if you still have questions