Thursday, March 8, 2012

What Are You Thinking?

Better yet, what's your character thinking?

It's nice to put a character's thoughts in your writing, like this:

I scanned the list of flavors looking for my favorite ice cream.
Where's the chocolate chip? I thought.
(With the italics, you could probably drop the dialogue tag.)

So, here are a few sentences.
YOU create the thought that comes after, OK?

What am I thinking??

He rode faster and faster on his bike.

Mrs. Oberholtzer believed that the kids would do their homework over the holiday.

Frannie didn't like being outside when it was hot and humid.

I love to write, but I have a problem with writer's block now and then.

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