MY HEMINGWAY OBSESSION

  • Accident-Prone ErnestAccident-Prone Ernest
    Despite believing he was lucky, Ernest Hemingway was unlucky when it came to accidents. He arrived in Wyoming in the summer of 1928 sporting a fresh, horseshoe-shaped scar over his ...
  • A Missing PieceA Missing Piece
    If you saw the recent documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about Ernest Hemingway, the filmmakers were tasked with condensing one larger-than-life man into a mere six hours of ...
  • How it BeganHow it Began
    I was writing one book but put it aside to start a new book; here’s how it happened. In August 2018, I was participating in an event with the author ...
  • A Change of ViewA Change of View
    At the beginning of any book, a writer has a number of choices to make. Past tense, or present tense? What point of view (POV) to use for the narrator ...
  • Hemingway and the Ile Saint-LouisHemingway and the Ile Saint-Louis
    The Ile Saint-Louis, sister island to Ile de la Cite, played an important role in Hemingway’s Paris years. He writes about it in both The Sun Also Rises and A Moveable ...