A blog in honor of Ernest Hemingway's continual search for the perfect sentence. I'll be writing one sentence a day in the pursuit of the one true sentence—the line that conveys an entire story within itself, without flourishes or sentimentality.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Looking back, perhaps he should have tried harder, but it was exhausting to keep going when all anyone cared about was the latest TV show even as the world slid past the point of no return.
It took years, but he finally understood how the world worked after seeing so many of the brightest talents stumble and fall, while marginally clever artists succeeded wildly thanks to the right connections and a fat bankroll.
I'm an artist and writer. My first book, "Gilded Age Murder & Mayhem in the Berkshires," came out in October 2015. My second book, "Murder & Mayhem in the Hudson Valley," will be out in early 2017. I'm the co-founder of Fellow Well Met, an online shop specializing in vintage, handcrafted & fine men’s accessories, which launches in April 2016. Andrew Amelinckx