Friday, 7 June 2019

First Hundred Words: The Silver Skateboard

I've been playing with the first 100 words of some of my books. To avoid cutting off in the middle of a sentence, I'll go to 100 and then add the rest of the sentence in question. 
Here be the first 100 words of The Silver Skateboard

‘Yee-hah!’ I jumped on my skateboard and rode it down the garden path. Cottle-de-cottle-de-cottle-de- CLONK. It stopped at the fence.
I stepped off and carried the skateboard back to the house.
‘Yee-hah!’ I jumped on and rode it down the path again. Cottle-de-cottle-de-cottle-de- CLONK.
Back to the house.
‘Yee-hah!’ Cottle-de-cottle-de-cottle-de-
‘Wiley Tyler, stop that noise!’ yelled Mum from the kitchen door.
‘But Mum, you told me not to ride it inside!’
Mum stuck her hands on her hips. ‘I also told you to wait until we go to the skate-park.’
‘When will that be?’
‘When I have time to take you!’ 

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