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  • Help the Organization for Transformative Works by taking a Survey!

    Published: Thu 19 Jan 2017 02:01PM EST Comments: 2

    All around the Internet today, you can find discussions of "21st Century Creators." We think there are no better examples of 21st century creators than fans! Fans have long been in the vanguard of creating new kinds of work, using new technologies to express themselves, and popularizing new platforms for sharing creative work. But how much do fans and fan creators actually know about copyright law -- the law that surrounds almost everything that fans do? OTW Legal wants to know. Your answers will help us serve the fan community, advocate for fans, and answer your questions about the law.


  • The OTW Needs Volunteers!

    Published: Wed 18 Jan 2017 12:30PM EST Comments: 4

    The Organization for Transformative Works is now looking for Open Doors staff, Translation volunteers, and TWC (Journal) volunteers.


  • International Fanworks Day 2017 Is Coming

    Published: Sun 15 Jan 2017 12:03PM EST Comments: 0

    International Fanworks Day will take place on February 15, 2017. The OTW is making plans to celebrate, but we also want to know what you will be doing!