Tag: ernest hemingway
“It’s all nonsense. It’s only nonsense. I’m not afraid of the rain. I’m not afraid of the rain. Oh, oh, God, I wish I wasn’t.” She was crying. I comforted her and she stopped crying. But outside it kept on raining. Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms.
Do I dare to tackle advice from Ernest Hemingway on writing? Sure. Why not? 1. To get started, write one true sentence. Possibly the best known advice from Hemingway. And deceptive. What exactly makes a sentence true? And it seems that this is almost a recipe for writer’s block. I can see a disciple of…