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I'm debating how to indicate instant messages within the text. Should I say:
Asma thought about Alia's plan. It was perfect.
"Great idea!" she typed.
"Glad you like it," replied Alia
Asma thought about Alia's plan. It was perfect.Gr8 idea!
she typed.Glad you like it
Asma thought about Alia's plan. It was perfect. She quickly typed out her message.Asma7191 says: Gr8 idea!AliaSyed says: Glad you like it
My kids are advocating for the last one. For the most part it works pretty well, I'm just not 100% sure, becasue it is a bit odd. For now, I'm even using the different font to show the typing on the screen. I think that works pretty well, but I'm not sure. It might be distracting or confusing for those who aren't familiar with IMing. Maybe I need to check out some young adults books...Islam, Writing