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

18238 fandoms | 557992 users | 1634519 works

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

News All News

  • Achievement Unlocked - May 2015 Drive

    Published: Wed 06 May 2015 12:22PM EDT Comments: 12

    Hurray! We did it! Our May 2015 membership drive is complete, and you've astounded us with your generosity.


  • Making Moves - May 2015 Drive

    Published: Tue 05 May 2015 12:36PM EDT Comments: 5

    The first moves seem simple enough. A pawn pushes forward, a knight takes a hop. A fan archive is created, an academic journal publishes its first issue. But things get complicated very quickly: What strategies to use? What move to make next? Different scenarios play out on different parts of the board, and dealing with each one requires consideration and planning.


  • How We've Grown - May 2015 Drive

    Published: Mon 04 May 2015 12:39PM EDT Comments: 12

    A wiki. An academic journal. A fanworks archive. A legal team. These things don't seem, at first, to have much in common. But if you fit them all together, they start to form a single picture: the OTW.