Thursday, February 12, 2009

Thud?

Travis yanked a small green cantaloupe off a tangled vine beside the birdbath and tossed it toward the porch. It landed on the walkway with a thud.

Huh?

A thud?

Note to self: change thud to splat

Sheesh....

But then, on second thought, a green cantaloupe might go thud instead of splat....

Note to self: Just get on with the story, wouldya?

Note to self again: Too bad it's not summer. What a great diversion I would have running outside to toss cantaloupes on the walkway.

8 comments:

Mary Lee said...

I vote for thud. And for summer.

Anonymous said...

thump

Diddy

Jeanie W said...

How about with a thwat? Or a splut?

Heather said...

LoL I just went through this same exercise, describing the sound of raindrops on a tin roof... I vote for summer, too.

Barbara O'Connor said...

Thump! Of course! Thanks, Diddy...you always were good with words. Ha!

Barbara O'Connor said...

Thwat or splut? Now those are some creative sounds.

Lennye said...

I spoke tonight at the local reading council meeting and told everyone that I'm in love with your books. I told everyone we needed to get you to come speak in Georgia!

Right now I'm reading Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia with an afternoon book club and they love it! Several teachers left the meeting tonight and said they would be looking up your books.

Barbara O'Connor said...

Lennye: I would LOVE to speak in Georgia!!! Thanks so much for the nice words..... I'm glad you like my book.