A fan-created, fan-run, non-profit, non-commercial archive for transformative fanworks, like fanfiction, fanart, fan videos, and podfic
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The Archive of Our Own is a project of the Organization for Transformative Works.
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We fixed word counts when posting new works in Chinese, Japanese, and Thai, worked on improvements for our Support and Policy & Abuse teams, and fixed an assortment of niggling bugs. A special thank you to new contributors bjohns, Lee, and Tatayafinwe!
Thanks to you, this month's membership drive was a huge record-breaking success! Once everything was counted up, the donations received totalled US$203,557.29 from 8203 donors. 479 premiums were requested--including the very popular new kudos stress ball.
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 Ariana, who volunteers a staffer in our Accessibility, Design, & Technology Committee and as the Senior Technical Staffer in our Open Doors Committee.