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, September 30, 2016
"Curmudgeon" wasn't a strong enough word to describe Barney who it was joked came out of the womb a grumpy old man.
He recalled the faces looking out from the home-made posters that filled the subway walls, the hollow stares of the other subway riders and the stench of burnt plastic that seemed to cling to everything even days later.
When Frank was fired for his refusal to embrace social media, he took his old rolodex with him, throwing the newspaper into a tizzy when the editors realized he was the only one with any real connections to the community.
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