Posts in Five Things

Five Things Francesca Coppa Said

This month the Organization for Transformative Works turns 15! As part of the celebrations, we’re publishing a special 5 Things post with one of our founders, Francesca Coppa. In this post, you can read Francesca’s memories about the early days of the OTW, and the challenges that the organization has faced since then. We’re also hosting a trivia contest (available only in English) and a fanworks challenge. If you’d like to know more, please visit the English version of the OTW’s anniversary post. Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization…. Read more

Five Things Alba 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 Alba, who volunteers as a Translation volunteer for Team Catalan. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? Like other Translation teams, Team Catalan translates a variety of documents related to the OTW and its projects. Doing this makes them more accessible to even more people and creates a feeling of inclusion…. Read more

Five Things DZ 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 DZ, who volunteers as a Policy & Abuse staffer. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? Archive of Our Own is the fanwork hosting subset of the OTW. From original works to microbial art, all kinds of fanworks are welcome on the Archive as long as they comply with the ToS…. Read more

Five Things Rosa 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 Rosa, who volunteers as a Translation volunteer for Team Swedish. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I translate news posts and other types of documentation for the OTW from English to Swedish. That means I help to make the work the OTW does more accessible for people and spread the… Read more

Five Things Juliane Cassidy 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 Juliane Cassidy, who volunteers on our Strategic Planning Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I volunteer with the Strategic Planning Committee. We draft the strategic plan, a document of goals that will guide the OTW over a three year period. Working with committees throughout the organization, we select goals… Read more