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.
Like a parasitic worm growing in its host's belly, Tokyo was about to discover that Akio, over the course of the last two years, had centralized his control of the city's underworld and was quickly making inroads into legitimate enterprises.
After 40 years of practicing law he was world-weary, jaded, worn out, but the idea of quitting made him physically ill as he pictured himself in Bermuda shorts and sunglasses knocking tennis or golf balls around.
The gap between her front teeth provided the perfect launching pad for the copious streams of spittle with which she would kill flies, annoy the pets and once even managed to knock the cigarette out of her father's mouth at 50 paces.
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