In anticipation of the eventual release (in one form or another!) of VampCon, I’ve been working on a small promotional idea, a free prequel (aka “the freequel”) which is a small novella featuring some of the characters from VampCon in their own story that takes places several decades ago.
The freequel is named BloodWise (and, yes, I do know that’s a play on the name of a famous novel by Flannery O’Connor Wise Blood, but that was relased 60 years ago, so I think it’s time to do a little title-recycling) and I’m exited to report that I finished the first draft!
As a teaser, the first three sentences are below. Consider yourself officially teased.
“Winston Solomon watched through the one-way mirror as men and women quietly filed into the air-conditioned store front and checked in with the front desk clerk. From there, they shuffled to a bench to fill in their paperwork and then over to the chairs where two trained nurses in white coats administered the needles and IV lines.Then the blood started to to flow, turning the yellowish tubes a dark crimson shade….”