Now that Labor Day has subsided, Northern California looks ahead to the quieter days of the grape harvest season which coincides the Jewish High Holy Days or Yamim Noraim, translated as "Days of Awe."
At the same time, with all the breathless hype and pulsating ads, networks and critics are gearing up for the Emmys and the autumn premiere onslaught. But some fanfic writers are taking a different tact altogether.
In honor of the Yamim Noraim, a little livejournal site called "Days of Awesome" aims to celebrate the Jewish High Holidays by inviting fanfic writers to participate in a Jewish character ficathon and to pen stories about their favorite Jewish characters.
Old School moment: Blair Sandburg (Garett Maggart, from UPN's The Sentinel), a much-loved Jewish character explored in the fanfic universe.