Six Sentence Sunday (The Science of Blood)
This is my first offering to Six Sentence Sunday. (or really, really, really early on Monday morning from where I’m sitting)
This is a segment from what I hope will be my third novel. I’m still having some problems with the second half of the second act (I trained as a script writer so my novels have three act structure). Yes it is a vampire novel but it has no teenagers, minimal angst, nothing sparkly, no one under the age of 35 and the primary vampire is an atheist so there’s no whining about damned souls.
He drew the knife across his palm once again.
“Anyone else want a taste?” He flicked drops of blood into the dust at the feet of the crowd. “Keeping in mind the fact that I have exceedingly good mental discipline and know every word of the entire They Might Be Giants catalog. I can get Particle Man stuck in your head for a really long time.”
The younger, or at least pop culture literate, of the vampires took three steps back.