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  • Fandom is Ageless

    Published: Mon 12 Oct 2015 01:06PM EDT Comments: 29

    The first Sherlock Holmes adventure is published, inspiring a devotion that surprised even the author. A devotion so strong that nearly 100 years later, a Baker Street Irregular and his wife, a member of an all-female Sherlockian group, take their 12-year-old daughter to the Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes dinner. Here her love of Sherlock Holmes begins to flourish to the point that she is a member of the Baker Street Irregulars herself, almost a century after the last story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was published.


  • 2016 Budget and other information from the OTW Board

    Published: Sun 11 Oct 2015 08:04PM EDT Comments: 32

    In recent days, there have been several comments on various posts and social media outlets about the OTW’s financial practices. We appreciate the questions our supporters have and want to be as open as possible.


  • Lights, Camera, Translation!

    Published: Sun 11 Oct 2015 12:06PM EDT Comments: 34

    Check out the long list of languages this post is available in! Here's the story of how they got there: