C. Ryan S.’s Bio & Platform

Bio

C. Ryan S.: Ryan’s earliest memories of being in fandom stem from watching Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh! in the early morning hours before school with his dad. He can remember talking about the shows and games with other children in his class and feeling that familiar sense of camaraderie that we all feel today. If asked though, he would point out that his first true encounter with fandom at large wouldn’t occur until years later in 2008 when he began using online forums for text-based roleplaying games & Fanfiction.net for his early fanfic consumption. Ryan first started volunteering for the OTW during his first year in university in 2013; due to personal circumstances, he left the OTW for a while before returning to service in 2015. Since then, he’s graduated from university with a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology and begun working as a security engineer. Read More