“Sure, whatever,” he shrugged.
“Sure, whatever,” He shrugged.
The first sentence is correct. Always end your quote with a comma if you have an identifier (he said, she said, she spit, he shrugged), and make sure the comma is inside the quotes.
A good overall rule is commas and periods always go inside quotation marks.
I will cover quotes and other punctuation next week.
Flash Fiction Fridays
December's Holiday month starts out with an old West Christmas story by Travis Haselton. Be sure to check it out on Friday.