Can you hear what’s happening, dear reader?
Sound words can draw your readers into a scene.
Quick tip: Italicize sound words in your stories.
Whomp, whomp, whomp. The helicopter hovered over the crime scene like a giant vulture.
The pitcher fired the ball toward Casey. Crrraaack! The crowd watched the ball sail over the fence.
Plop … Plop … Plop. If the apartment manager didn’t fix that dripping faucet soon, Marge knew she’d go mad. Plop … Plop … Plop. All day. All night. Plop … Plop … Plop.