Amanda likes to write. I think that it comes from her love of reading. In fact, I myself remembering wanting to be able to write something as good as what I was reading. I remember writing a Little House on the Praire type story in the 5th grade in school. So, when I started a story with Amanda this summer, I was quite impressed with her realistic dialogue. I will type it pretty much as she wrote it, misspellings and all.
"The company's here!" Mom said. "Oh!" I said. "I know who that is!"
"I don't," said Sam. "Those are my cousins!" "Let us introduce ourselves," said Leo. "My name is Leo and I'm 11. This is--" "I'm Lucy. I'm 10. This is--" "I'm Cassie and I'm 8. This is--" "I'm Rickie. I'm 4, and this is--" "Woof!" "This is Spot, right?"
I went into the room. "I i i warrnnnedd youuuuuu," the voice said, "AHHHHHH!" I screamed. A dim light shone. "W-W-W-Where am--Hey! What are you doing here? Did the ghost get you, too?" "No, silly! Ha ha," said Tyler. "You and your friend fell for it," said Rick. "You mean--" I asked. "Yes, the "ghost" is us."