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  • Turning off comments on your works

    Published: Sun 09 Aug 2020 12:55PM EDT Comments: 475

    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: 5

    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.


  • OTW Members – Check Your Email for Voting Instructions

    Published: Tue 28 Jul 2020 12:56PM EDT Comments: 4

    At this time, all members of the OTW who are eligible to vote should have received an email linking to the voting instructions for 2020. The subject line was "Voting Instructions for Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) Board Election". Please note that anyone who didn’t receive this email is not on the voter rolls this year and will not receive a ballot.