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.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Jasper was a flimflam man whose most popular health tonic, which he personally consumed in large quantities, was nothing more than booze and morphine with beet juice for color.
Jimmy, who had a passing resemblance to a young Eric Clapton and didn't know how to say "no," often found himself in the arms of women his mother's age who softly cooed the lyrics to 60s songs in his ear.
Troy uploaded his video of himself lip-synching to a Joan Baez tune to YouTube thinking he would be the next Internet sensation, but after two weeks only his mother and younger sister had watched it and his dreams slowly began to die.
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