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  • 2020 OTW Board Voting Now Open!

    Published: Thu 13 Aug 2020 10:51PM EDT Comments: 6

    The election has opened!


  • Turning off comments on your works

    Published: Sun 09 Aug 2020 12:55PM EDT Comments: 654

    In the next few days, we will be adding a new option that allows work creators to turn off comments. The option will be available on the forms for posting or editing individual works as well as the form for updating multiple works at once, and we've done some minor rearranging of the forms to accommodate the new option.


  • July 2020 Newsletter, Volume 148

    Published: Fri 07 Aug 2020 11:59AM EDT Comments: 6

    Elections has had a busy few weeks and is ready to receive OTW members' ballots in a couple of weeks. Candidate Q&A posts were all posted by July 31 and voting instructions were emailed to all eligible members. Candidate Tyme LaDow withdrew her candidacy effective July 26. Elections also hosted two chats with candidates, and the transcripts were posted on their website in the days after the events.