A fan-created, fan-run, non-profit, non-commercial archive for transformative fanworks, like fanfiction, fanart, fan videos, and podfic

more than 26050 fandoms | 1305000 users | 3388000 works

The Archive of Our Own is a project of the Organization for Transformative Works.

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  • Firefly’s Glow is Moving to the AO3

    Published: Mon 23 Oct 2017 01:20PM EDT Comments: 3

    Firefly’s Glow, a Firefly fanfiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post:


  • Invitation queue turned off for a week to combat spam

    Published: Sun 22 Oct 2017 06:05PM EDT Comments: 63

    We're currently experiencing an influx of spammers who have been creating bogus works and collections to link to their fare. They've become highly adept at using Archive features, and they've been flooding our invite queue with throwaway email addresses to create new accounts. This keeps our Abuse team busy around the clock, deleting spam works as they pop up and trying to weed out obvious spam email addresses before invites are sent out every day. It also prolongs the wait time for everyone else who wants to join the Archive. Our wait list is inching ever closer to 20,000, meaning legitimate users have to wait almost three weeks to receive an invitation email.


  • Release 0.9.207: Change Log

    Published: Sat 21 Oct 2017 05:43PM EDT Comments: 2

    We recently fixed MOBI downloads on Kindle, solved some miscellaneous bugs, and cleaned up some code around the site.