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House of Tucker is Moving to the AO3

The House of Tucker, a Star Trek: Enterprise fanworks archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who had work(s) on House of Tucker And what to do if you still have questions Background explanation House of Tucker was a Star Trek: Enterprise fansite dedicated to the character Charles “Trip” Tucker III. The site included five subsites where fanfiction was posted: ¡TRIP!, Trip/T’Polers, Archer*Trip, Trip*Malcolm, and Soval Annex. The purpose of the Open Doors Committee’s Online Archive Rescue Project is to assist moderators of archives to incorporate the fanworks… Read more

Unit B, Twisted Sisterhood & Oz Magi are Moving to the AO3

Unit B, Twisted Sisterhood, and Oz Magi, a group of HBO’s Oz fanfiction archives, are being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who had work(s) on these archives And what to do if you still have questions Background explanation These archives are being imported to the AO3 because of their age. Some content was hosted on Yahoo! Groups, which is now defunct. Other content is hosted using software that is out-of-date and could break at any time, and there’s no one to repair it. The Oz Magi gift exchange collection… Read more

The Kirk/Spock Fanfiction Archive is Moving to the AO3

The Kirk/Spock Fanfiction Archive, a Star Trek fanfiction archive focusing on the relationship between Kirk and Spock, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: A bit of background explanation What this means for creators who have work on The Kirk/Spock Fanfiction Archive And what to do if you still have questions Background explanation The Kirk/Spock Fanfiction Archive was built on the eFiction software platform, which hasn’t been updated since 2005. In its current version, it is no longer supportable, nor supported by the developer, and is subject to constant security attacks. The archive moderator felt that the Archive of… Read more

This Week in Fandom, Volume 148

Hello and welcome to This Week in Fandom, the OTW’s roundup of things that are happening. Before we get started, did you know that this week marks one year since the Game of Thrones season finale? Yes, it has been an extremely long year. In any case, fans marked the occasion on Twitter with exactly the enthusiasm that those of us who do remember those dusty days of 2019 might expect. Disconcerting times for many of us this week as the New York Times published an article about the Omegaverse (or ‘wolf-kink erotica’, as the headline writer has it). The (paywalled) piece, which includes interviews… Read more

This Week In Fandom, Volume 147

Hello and welcome to This Week in Fandom, the OTW’s roundup of things that are happening! This week, the entertainment world seemed to swing into action, with a deluge of new content either released or announced. Some highlights include Avatar: The Last Airbender’s arrival on Netflix, and Hamilton’s stage performance recording coming to Disney+ over a year ahead of schedule on July 3rd. Is there anything else new and shiny on a streaming service that you love and we missed? Tell us in the comments!