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  • OTW Vision Statement 2022-2025

    Published: Sat 30 Jul 2022 05:19PM UTC Comments: 0

    The Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) is pleased to share with you our vision statement. The document below will be the framework for our new strategic plan. (You can find out more about our previous strategic plan in the linked 2020 post.) During the next 12 months or so we will be finalizing specific goals and action plans to make these items happen. While our final plan will need to be flexible and adapt to changes around us, this vision statement is the foundation of what we want to work towards to improve the OTW and help it continue providing services to fans.


  • All About Spike is Moving to the AO3

    Published: Wed 27 Jul 2022 05:00PM UTC Comments: 0

    All About Spike, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fanfiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3).


  • OTW Members – Check Your Email for Voting Instructions

    Published: Sun 24 Jul 2022 05:01PM UTC Comments: 0

    At this time, all members of the OTW who are eligible to vote should have received an email linking to the voting instructions for 2022. 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.