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Grammar help- how to depict TEXTING in stories???

January 12, 2016
Posted at 11:12 am
Updated: January 12, 2016 - 12:31 pm

I grew up learning grammar before texting, pagers and cell phones. I have NO CLUE how to depict it in a story. Here's how I have been doing it.

I texted Emily, "Parents arrived safely. At Airport now. Meet us for lunch at our favourite fish and chip place in Peterborough in fifteen minutes?"

Emily replied, "Just finishing up with a client and then some paperwork. I'll be there in twenty minutes."

Is this the CORRECT and CURRENTLY ACCEPTED way to do so? I need help from those with good grammar or grammar NAZIs.

If it helps, the male texting is twenty-three and Emily is twenty-four. Thanks for the speedy comments thus far.