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.
Friday, October 31, 2014
I slowly opened the carved mahogany box then dropped it with a gasp as the severed hand, shriveled and grey, came tumbling out.
"We heard the whispering voices as we approached the old house calling us closer...closer," she told me, her wild eyes staring straight ahead from a face drained of color but for the dark smears of dried blood streaking her cheeks.
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