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.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Joe's beard was constantly full of wood shavings from his furniture making and was considered by all the local birds and rodents to provide the best material for nesting.
It started with little things being off, a screwdriver moved from its normal place, the fridge door left ajar, but soon Dave could no longer deny that there was something in his house that he had not invited in.
The greasepaint smudge on the interviewer's collar, which resembled a dancing cat, distracted Nora to the point where she eventually stopped answering his questions and just dumbly stared, unable to pull her eyes away.
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