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, February 20, 2018
That morning in the predawn darkness a light switched on in his head that changed the course of all their lives.
Out of his element among the others Bill felt that once he opened his mouth they would know that he really didn't have a clue about the finer things, so instead he kept quiet and came off as aloof and arrogant.
The only thing that managed to puncture the sense of laziness brought on by the summer's wet heat you could feel heavily in your lungs was the sudden spikes of frenzied violence that everyone blamed on the weather.
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