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  • The OTW is Recruiting Abuse and Elections Staff!

    Published: Wed 22 Mar 2017 12:39PM EDT Comments: 0

    Are you interested in volunteering for the Organization for Transformative Works as Abuse Committee Staff or Elections Committee Staff?


  • Issues With Posting Works (And What We're Doing to Solve Them)

    Published: Tue 21 Mar 2017 03:17PM EDT Comments: 23

    You may have noticed the Archive has been slow or giving 502 errors when posting or editing works, particularly on weekends and during other popular posting times. Our development and Systems teams have been working to address this issue, but our March 17 attempt failed, leading to several hours of downtime and site-wide slowness.


  • February 2017 Newsletter, Volume 110

    Published: Fri 10 Mar 2017 12:08PM EST Comments: 2

    Thanks to help from volunteers from around the OTW, Communications hosted a celebration for the third annual International Fanworks Day, in which over a thousand participants played games, created fanworks, and shared recs. Some of the works created for #IFDShare were signal boosted across our social media accounts as part of the event, so go check them out to see some of what people did!