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, April 30, 2017
Walking along the cobblestone streets Irene felt as if she were shuffling along single file behind all the ancestors who had similarly traversed these same lanes.
"The game is rigged and the best you can hope for is that the carny turns his back long enough for you to steal a stuffed animal," he said, shooting a tight stream of spit from between his front teeth.
In the daylight—and many years after its heyday—the old bar seemed smaller and much more decrepit than when Dan spent his nights enveloped in its warm embrace of booze, pulsating lights, pounding beats, and pure potential.
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