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Thursday, March 30th, 2017 08:17 pm


This year, April Showers is back as a Fanlore-only event! We invite you to bring us fannish April showers by digging out those old zines, memories of past cons, archived personal webpages, tales of shipwars and fannish events, and more! Help us celebrate fandom's history and diversity by telling your tales on Fanlore.

April Showers is an annual event started in 2011, originally a collaboration between Fanlore and our sister project, Archive of Our Own. Its purpose is to celebrate and preserve fannish history by revisiting old fandoms and promoting news ones. Read more about April Showers on Fanlore.

We are thrilled to also announce that Fanlore is now on Tumblr! Check us out at [tumblr.com profile] otw-fanlore.

To help kick of April Showers, we will be highlighting a different fandom every day of the month on our Tumblr and Twitter. Follow us at [tumblr.com profile] otw-fanlore and [twitter.com profile] fanlore_news and look for the hashtag #OTWAprilShowers!

Are you new to Fanlore, or just to April Showers? We've created a Guide to Participating in April Showers that will explain the basics. If you still have questions, don't hesitate to comment below or to contact us.

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Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 06:15 pm (UTC)
I read the guide again, it's good! I hope we get questions though as I'm sure newbies will have some confusion