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, September 30, 2014
To Billy's way of thinking, adulthood meant paperwork, lots of coffee and little sleep and he was having none of it.
Sitting in the bleak diner wrestling with his hangover and a stale piece of toast Drake wondered if his life was slipping off the rails or if he was just waking up to the fact it had been a smoldering wreck for some time.
"I collected friends like a kid with baseball cards or comics, but I realized at crunch time you will always be left with just your own two hands, a shovel and a body that needs to be buried," said Carl, the oldest convict in the prison.
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