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IFD 10th Anniversary Survey Report

The OTW launched a user survey as part of the International Fanworks Day’s 10th annual celebration. It was launched on February 9th and closed on February 19th. The survey, which asked 12 questions, was offered in 25 languages and was started by 55,620 people. This survey report covers the following: 1) How many responses there were to each question 2) How many people gave which answers. Below is an example from the report: Q8: Have you ever used AO3 bookmarks to rec a fanwork? 50,591 survey takers answered this question. Yes – 36,026 (71.37%) No – 14,565 (28.63%) Visit this link to access the rest… Read more

Thanks for Participating in #IFD2024

International Fanworks Day is a celebration of so many things we love about fandom. Whether you contributed on AO3, Fanlore, social media, or Discord, we’re delighted that you’ve joined in for the 10th year of this special day. Be sure to check out everyone’s contributions in the International Fanworks Day 2024 tag on AO3 and using the tag #IFD2024 on social media. We have also had over 120 contributions to Feedback Fest on AO3 and at the OTW website, so stop by and add your own. Our OTW Tumblr mod has also been keeping up with many rec lists posted there. So far over 55,000… Read more

It’s International Fanworks Day 2024!

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 links 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; join us… Read more

Welcome to Feedback Fest 2024

Welcome to the International Fanworks Day Feedback Fest. Because it’s the 10th year of observance, we’re making that part of this activity! Here’s how it works: Leave a comment here recommending 10 fanworks, and say something about why you love these works and think others should check them out. You can also link to a recommendation post you’ve made elsewhere which is tagged with #FeedbackFest. Remember that fan communities, newsletters, archives, and other resources are fanworks too, so there are a lot of possibilities! For everyone checking out the rec’ed fanworks, don’t forget to leave comments, likes, kudos, or other feedback to those fan creators… Read more

Take the #IFD2024 Survey!

As part of celebrating International Fanworks Day for the 10th year, we are curious to know how many of you are out there looking for fanworks and creating fanworks of various kinds. We got a great response to the survey we ran for our 16th Anniversary last September and are hoping many of you will want to participate. This survey asks 12 ticky box or multiple choice questions and does not ask for any identifying information. All users will be anonymous. We ask that only those 18 or over take the survey. TAKE THE SURVEY In honor of IFD’s 10th year, the survey will be… Read more