Ever had an editor or beta reader flag the moving or disembodied body parts in your fiction?

Eyes roaming/flying/darting…
Fingers flying…
Hand creeping…
Feet following…
Arms folding…
Heart pounding/racing…

Using those movements can be problematic if you plan to write in Deep POV. Make sure your character — not his or her body parts — has agency, advises author Lisa Hall-Wilson in a post on Writers in the Storm.

Ever had an editor or beta reader flag the moving or disembodied body parts in your fiction?

Eyes roaming/flying/darting…
Fingers flying…
Hand creeping…
Feet following…
Arms folding…
Heart pounding/racing…

Using those movements can be problematic if you plan to write in Deep POV.  Make sure your character — not his or her body parts — has agency, advises writing coach Lisa Hall-Wilson in a post on Writers in the Storm.

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