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  • Five Things Mirissa Said

    Published: Tue 23 Nov 2021 11:52AM EST Comments: 20

    Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer's personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today's post is with Mirissa, who volunteers as a Translation volunteer for Team Kyrgyz.


  • The Harry Potter FanFic Archive is Moving to the AO3

    Published: Fri 12 Nov 2021 01:01PM EST Comments: 119

    The Harry Potter FanFic Archive, a Harry Potter fanfiction archive run by Chad (CazBandit), is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3).


  • Releases 0.9.298, 0.9.306 - 0.9.309: Change Log

    Published: Thu 11 Nov 2021 06:43PM EST Comments: 37

    In these recent releases, we added the ability to freeze comment threads on works and news posts; added a limit to the number of tags on works; and prepared the site for localization, starting with our email notifications. As usual, there are also bug fixes and behind-the-scenes improvements. A special thank you to our first-time contributors Chantal, Daroc Alden, Gareth Bedford, Jonathan Means, Julia Feitosa, Kate Boyd, katzenfabrik, NightGlyde, Rudolf M. Schreier (ThePadawan), and Sharra Neely!