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, April 30, 2009
The old man sat the boy down and explained to him that he would never have the same opportunities in life afforded his elders.
The cat settled onto his leg and went to sleep, while he pondered the inner workings of the feline mind, feeling that the animal was a true gauge of his self worth since it only tolerated him every once in awhile.
It was a clear spring day and the mountains stood out in stark relief against the crystal-blue sky, but for David the memories of the last few days clouded his vision to the extent that it might as well have been darkest winter.
I'm an artist and writer. My first book, "Gilded Age Murder & Mayhem in the Berkshires," came out in October 2015. My second book, "Hudson Valley Murder & Mayhem" will be out June 26, 2017. I'm the co-founder of Fellow Well Met, an online shop specializing in vintage, handcrafted & fine men’s accessories, which launched in April 2016. Andrew Amelinckx