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Thanks for Participating in International Fanworks Day 2023

We here at the Organization for Transformative Works would like to sincerely thank everyone who joined us this year in recognizing the ninth annual International Fanworks Day. IFD is a celebration of everything that makes fandom great, and all of this year’s participants certainly demonstrated that with your enthusiasm! Whether you contributed on AO3, Fanlore, social media, or Discord, we’re so grateful that you joined us for this year’s festivities. Our theme this year was When Fandoms Collide, honoring crossovers and fandom fusions. Be sure to check out everyone’s contributions in the International Fanworks Day 2023 tag on AO3 and using the tags #IFD2023 and… Read more

It’s International Fanworks Day 2023!

For anyone who’s missed our earlier posts, here’s a rundown on all the other International Fanwork Day events! The OTW’s chatroom games session is a 30-hour party that lasts from 21.00 UTC on 14 February until 03.00 UTC on 16 February. The times listed below are in UTC, but you can click the time to find out how that converts to your own timezone. The games will be hosted on our dedicated Discord server and moderated by OTW volunteers throughout the day. Every hour you will be able to participate in a different fandom-themed game! The timetable and game descriptions are given below; if you… Read more

International Fanworks Day Feedback Fest 2023

Welcome to the International Fanworks Day Feedback Fest for 2023! With over 200,000 works on the Archive to date and countless opportunities to get creative with our favorite characters and settings, Crossovers & Fandom Fusions are among AO3’s most popular tropes. We shared in January that the theme of this year’s IFD is When Fandoms Collide, and we invited you to prepare lists of recommendations of your favorite crossovers and fandom fusions. Today, we’re excited to see what you’ve come up with! To participate, leave a comment below sharing what you love about your recommended crossovers and fandom fusions. Are you impressed by their originality?… Read more

What We’re Doing for #IFD2023

The ninth annual International Fanworks Day (IFD) is approaching fast, and the OTW has a number of activities coming up soon to recognize it! Check out the list below to learn what we’re doing to celebrate and how you can get involved. 1. Fanworks Challenge Last month, we invited you to join our When Fandoms Collide-themed fanworks challenge by creating crossovers and fandom fusions. You can join in by making fic, art, vids, headcanons, and more! Tag your creations #IFD2023 or #IFDChallenge2023 on social media, or use the International Fanworks Day 2023 tag on AO3. We look forward to seeing what you concoct! 2. Feedback… Read more

International Fanworks Day 2023 Is Coming Soon

Save the date: it’s almost International Fanworks Day! Celebrated on February 15th, International Fanworks Day (IFD) was created by the OTW in 2014 in honor of the one millionth fanwork published on AO3. It’s a recognition of fanworks in all their forms—fics, art, vids, zines, and more—and of their awesomeness and importance for fans across the world. This year, the OTW will be observing the ninth annual IFD. Our theme for the year is When Fandoms Collide. Have you ever wondered what would happen if Sam and Dean Winchester butted heads with L from Death Note on a criminal investigation? Or if Katsuki Yuuri and… Read more