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Help bring fair use to South Africa by sharing your fannish stories with OTW's Legal Committee: http://bit.ly/1En6JLO
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Where I am, we are just past the 'dog days' of summer, and making that slow, muggy turn toward fall. While I always hate to see this time of year end, it does mean a return to some comforting things: Cooler evenings, familiar routines at school and work, and best of all fall TV season and new movie releases!


Which shows and movies are you most looking forward to, and why?

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Were you a fan of wizardrock? Do you see signs of your fannish passion everywhere? You’re not alone. http://bit.ly/1JvGi8N
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How are fans changing movie media, shipping discussions & understanding of media literacy? http://bit.ly/1HWi2oY
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The OTW is recruiting Journal staff and volunteers, as well as Translation volunteers—especially those who can help translate English into any of the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, European Portuguese, Hungarian, Japanese, Kiswahili, Korean, Polish, Ukrainian, Swedish, Turkish, or Vietnamese

Click if you're interested, or help us spread the word!
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Fandom as religion discussed, music fans dissected, and fangirls in the commercial and porn spotlights. http://bit.ly/1IVSiuN
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There are benefits to writing and creating art in solitude, but also pros to finding a good place to share the joys and struggles. What works for you – and why?



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News media makes some predictions for Hannibal's future as others look back on Hayao Miyazaki or rethink Harry Potter. http://bit.ly/1L8HMpO
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Open Doors is importing The Seamus/Dean Forever Archive to AO3. Do you have any works there? http://bit.ly/1Jaal5O
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Fanfic‬’s getting digitized while differences between it and profic are being debated and erased. http://bit.ly/1IvOD8R

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