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OTW Guest Post: Behind the Pod

Every month the OTW hosts guest posts on our OTW News accounts to provide an outside perspective on the OTW or aspects of fandom. These posts express each individual’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Behind the Pod is a podcast about the backstage processes of podfic, with audio essays, interviews, and other meta discussion by different podficcers each episode. Today, two of its co-mods, Eafay and frecklebomb, talk about getting started as podficcers and the inspiration for this podcast. How did you first find out about fandom and fanworks? Eafay: I heard about fanfiction… Read more

OTW Guest Post: Fans & Fictions

Every month the OTW hosts guest posts on our OTW News accounts to provide an outside perspective on the OTW or aspects of fandom. These posts express each individual’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Fans & Fictions is a team of four: Océane [she/her], Maxine [she/her], Jonathan [he/him] and Clarisse [she/her]) in Information and Library Sciences. They created a Twitter account for one of their courses and decided to focus on fanfiction and writing activities. They don’t all have the same experience regarding fandom and fanfiction, which allows them to have several points of… Read more

OTW Guest Post: Suzannah Ferron

Every month the OTW hosts guest posts on our OTW News accounts to provide an outside perspective on the OTW or aspects of fandom. These posts express each individual’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Suzannah Ferron, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing via telehealth in Los Angeles and throughout California. Suzannah takes a collaborative, strengths-based, and trauma-informed approach to her work with clients —- primarily adult daughters of abusive and highly critical parents, people in creative fields, as well as folks of the fannish kind —- frequently weaving in ideas and… Read more

OTW Guest Post: Gracie

Every month the OTW hosts guest posts on our OTW News accounts to provide an outside perspective on the OTW or aspects of fandom. These posts express each individual’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Gracie is an artist and photographer who uses her ability to hyperfocus to learn a wide array of obscure skills and esoteric knowledge to add to her larger body of work. In the last few years she’s been wholly obsessed with fandom, fanfiction, and exploring the techniques and challenges of turning fanworks into physical objects, which you can read more… Read more

OTW Guest Post: Lilyana/Márta Garai

Every month the OTW hosts guest posts on our OTW News accounts to provide an outside perspective on the OTW or aspects of fandom. These posts express each individual’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Lilyana/Márta Garai is 30 and a Production Coordinator in the Water and Water Treatment industry. She is about to finish her BA in Hungarian Language and Literature with a minor in Editorial Studies and a minor in Media and Communication. She is the Lead Administrator of Merengő Fanfiction, the largest Hungarian writing site. Today, Marta talks about Merengő and Hungarian… Read more