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Fandoms & fanworks aren’t in the shadows - they’re on bookshelves, in documentaries & in the streets: http://bit.ly/1t6pa12
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Being a fan can be scary to some, but a sign of freedom for others & rewarding to many in the end. http://bit.ly/1lCyLmo
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OTW's Tisha Turk talks vids while fans speak up about female representation in their fandoms. However, words can hurt: http://bit.ly/1lztcVN
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Looking for fan fiction challages or conventions this July? Check out the Events Calendar! http://bit.ly/TA8TRr
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The OTW needs volunteers to help run Fanlore and to tag wrangle at AO3 - if that could be you, click now, or help us out by passing this on! http://bit.ly/1ny7naA
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Support will host an open house chat with AO3 users on June 29 & user assistance will be available in 9 languages. For details, check: http://bit.ly/UwOrSA


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The Introduction to the OTW video now has 16 language subtitles & it's available on several sites - share a link! http://bit.ly/1yxeA3o


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Fair Use is central to fanworks but fans should be aware there's misinformation about it online. OTW Legal explains what you need to know about disclaimers: http://bit.ly/1stjWMs
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Meta has a history and fanart & fanfic are collaborating — fandom creativity is spreading http://bit.ly/1pnrtsr
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Sherlock Holmes & John Watson are in the public domain after an appeal - OTW Legal explains: http://bit.ly/1qe0JtM