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.
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Waiting for the streetcar to chug its way down Carrollton Avenue, Jimmy watched the sun break on the horizon, its heat quickly burning off the thick fog gathered around his legs.
After watching "Gone with the Wind" as a child Alex became deathly afraid of small horses and little girls in riding outfits, so when he was asked to photograph a riding show featuring little people on ponies—for a large sum of money—he was torn.
The tattoo gun hummed and as the needle entered her skin she realized that having the name of a guy she had only met a few hours before permanently painted on her skin might not be the best decision she had made of late.
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