Friday, October 26, 2012

10/26/2012 Fantastic Friday!

Hello everyone and welcome back! It's finally Friday, and I am going to make the best out of my last Friday to do whatever I want for the next month. I looked for a good story for today's review and I decided to go with something a little fun to make up for a crazy work week. Also, Birdemic: Shock and Terror was amazingly terrible and the riffing was hilarious.

Today I bring you 'There's Starving Vampires In Africa' by Sarah Seeley. It's a short story about a young man who follows his roommate to a blood donation at school only to get thrown into a whirlwind of action and possibly some romance. Sure it's a little over the top at point, but sometimes that exactly what you need.

Othel had barely paid attention when they had an assembly talking about the group of Vampires living in Africa; he was more focused on homework, and the playoffs. However his roommate had insisted on donating blood to help them, so he went along for the ride. He hadn't been planning on donating himself until he met Kelly, a girl who seemed to be the exact opposite of everything that was him. He though he was lucky, until there is a break-in and someone else decides they need the blood for their own group of starving bloodsuckers. However that might not be the only problem the blood drive has going for it.

I picked this story because it is a bit different premise; since it's not every day you find something that paints vampires as the victim in such a way. Also because, quite frankly after the week I've had, something a little ridiculous at points is a nice way to relax. You don't have to feel stressed out or guilty, you just sit back and enjoy the ride. Frankly, isn't that something we all need from time to time? I say get it while you can and remember that everything will be alright.

'There's Starving Vampires In Africa' is available on Smashwords for absolutely free. I encourage everyone to pick it up and enjoy it over a break or lunch. It'll brighten your day a bit, and I think will make things a bit more bearable, especially if you're having kind of a bad day. Please check it out and help the author out too while you're at it.

Thanks everyone for stopping by again this week. Next week should go as planned, but I don't know how NANOWRIMO is going to work with my work schedule this time around. I'll keep everyone posted, and if anyone is going to participate, feel free to put your progress in the comments so we can all get to 60,000 together! For now though, I'll see you back on Monday.


  1. Hi Kelly! I just found your post about my story "Starving Vampires" and I'm so glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for the shout out and for recommending it to your friends. :-)

  2. Not a problem! Thanks for stopping by! ^__^