I've decided what "odd or obscure holiday" I am going to celebrate for my 33 challenges -Nano Eve!
I'm hosting the writing groups' NaNoWriMo kick off party. This is my third year having the kick off party. And first decorating. I put up all the posters I've collected over the years and made the wreath and banner. Once the place was set I got into my steampunky-Victorian dress with my new mini top hat and the red ridding hood cap a friend made me. Sadly, changed into comfortable writing clothes a moment ago before I remembered I wanted a picture.
Oh, well. There is a good group. We have food, games (I got to play Once Upon A Time and Avalon), and much fun! There are moments to go before the writing beings so I will leave you with the poem I wrote on NaNo Eve last year:
Twas the night before NaNo, and all through my place
The writers were waiting to start the word race.
Some had plotted and outlined a story with great care,
While others were hoping when writing a story would be there.
The writers were waiting with no time for beds,
While visions novels danced in their heads.
Trying to working through a potential plot gap,
And I was thinking it was almost time for a nap.
But what was I thinking with November minutes away,
An event like this deserves a soiree.
There will be rejoicing and songs on piano,
Wishing you all a very merry NaNo!