Posts in Fanlore Committee

Five Things memorizingthedigitsofpi 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 memorizingthedigitsofpi, who volunteers for Fanlore. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I’m a volunteer with Fanlore, which is a wiki all about fandom and fandom history. It’s a place where the people who are involved in fandom can chronicle our stories about ourselves and our works. As a wiki, it’s… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Elections, Fanlore, Policy & Abuse, Systems and Tag Wrangling

Would you like to wrangle AO3 tags? Can you read and translate from Chinese to English? Are you interested in writing and editing public news posts? Or would you like to assist AO3 users by resolving complaints? Maybe you have an interest in wiki editing, or writing help documentation? Or you have systems administrator experience or a working knowledge of Linux? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Elections Staff: Communications Specialist – closing 23 September 2020 at 23:59 UTC Elections Staff: Public Relations – closing 23 September 2020 at 23:59 UTC Fanlore Staff: Policy &… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Fanlore Social Media & Outreach Staff, Tag Wranglers, and Volunteers & Recruiting Staff

Are you interested in social media, community management or outreach? Would you like to wrangle AO3 tags? Are you good at administrative tasks or working with people? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Fanlore Social Media & Outreach Staff – closing 11 March 2020 at 23:59 UTC Tag Wrangling Volunteer – closing 11 March 2020 at 23:59 UTC or until 115 applications have been received. Volunteers & Recruiting Staff – closing 11 March 2020 at 23:59 UTC We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at… Read more

What We’re Doing for #IFD2020

The sixth annual International Fanworks Day will take place on February 15, 2020 and the OTW has many activities planned to mark the occasion, including some exciting new events as well as a few old favorites. Whoever you are and wherever you’re logging in from, the OTW cordially invites you to celebrate IFD with us! Check out the post below to find out what we have on the menu for the days leading up to February 15.

The OTW is Recruiting AO3 Documentation Staff, Communications Staff, Graphic Designers, and Translators

Are you an awesome beta, or a writer with an eye for technical details? Can you communicate clearly to a diverse audience? Do you have graphic design skills and enjoy creating social media content? Or would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: AO3 Documentation Staff – closing Wednesday 7 August at 23:59 UTC Communications Chair-Track Staff – closing Wednesday 7 August at 23:59 UTC Fanlore Graphics Designer Volunteer – closing Wednesday 7 August at 23:59 UTC Translation Volunteer – closing Wednesday 7 August at 23:59 UTC We… Read more