Hello everyone! My novel is in the 3rd person but the viewpoint is very much from one character. Is it bad style to miss out all the "...he thought", "...he pondered", etc. when there are actually quite a lot of them. E.g. John ran into the lot of them, knocking them into the river. God-damn nuns. Why can't they just get out the way? as opposed to John ran into the lot of them, knocking them into the river. "God-damn nuns. Why can't they just get out the way?" he thought to himself. Do you think I need to qualify that it isn't the narrator's voice or is it obvious? The problem is that I think the word "thought" might be the most used word in my first chapter and I wanted to know if I can cut it. Thanks!