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2nd-Aug-2016 12:01 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 19
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
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This week in fandom: The bizarre story of Marina Joyce, a new Harry Potter book, and plenty of fannish nostalgia: http://goo.gl/2h5wuk
Kiri OTW Communications Co-Chair

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Who will join the OTW Board of Directors this September? YOU decide! Meet the candidates and find out more about the election process: http://goo.gl/ML7auf

29th-Jul-2016 10:08 am - Happy SysAdmin Day 2016
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
OTW Celebrates

Who you gonna call? It's often Systems & here's why if you love OTW projects we should all celebrate SysAdminDay http://goo.gl/bdKnEi
26th-Jul-2016 02:02 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 18
Kiri OTW Communications Co-Chair
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This week in fandom, we explore pop culture's role in a dangerous and unjust world, and we want your insight in the comments: http://goo.gl/jswp5v
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer


"We sold our souls to The Powers That Be to get the book written, and only found our way back to telling the real story when they balked at just what that real story was. We were kicked off filming locations long before we were invited back for set visits and chats with Jensen and Jared in their trailers. There’s a lot in Fangasm that’s so personal that it’s hard to read even now"

July's guest post is with Fangasm's Lynn Zubernis & Katherine Larsen. They discuss the surprises & difficulties of their academic projects, what they learned about fandom through Supernatural, and what's next on their agendas: http://goo.gl/aV95mm
20th-Jul-2016 02:05 pm - OTW & Fair Use at San Diego Comic Con
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
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OTW's Betsy Rosenblatt will be at San Diego Comic Con this Saturday discussing fanworks and fair use, so stop in to see her. Plus for everyone not going, check out this great infographic about how fair use impacts fan cons! http://goo.gl/q6vycP
15th-Jul-2016 12:56 pm - Warp 5 Complex Is Coming to the AO3
Kiri OTW Communications Co-Chair

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The Warp 5 Complex, a Star Trek: Enterprise fan fiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own. Find out what to do if you've posted there: http://goo.gl/T9wxwW


Kiri OTW Communications Co-Chair

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Tag Wrangling volunteers help #AO3 users find what they love & avoid what they don't. Were you born to wrangle?  Know someone who was?  Read on or signal boost! http://goo.gl/5N5RRI
12th-Jul-2016 02:35 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 17
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer


The Digital Economy Bill raises concerns in the UK, a fan film 10 years in the making tells 2 stories, plus Pokemon Go and Star Trek debates about Sulu: http://goo.gl/mX835k
9th-Jul-2016 10:12 am - Five Things Ryan Smith Said
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
Five Things an OTW Volunteer Said

Ryan Smith explains what it's like to fundraise for the OTW, what he's learned from volunteering, and how he's been having fun with Pokemon http://goo.gl/9PYlgW
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