As an editor, one of my pet peeves is reading about characters who do little more than nod, shrug, or point. With that in mind, here’s a handy body language cheat sheet to help you avoid repetitive, meaningless character actions in your own writing.
Published by Jennifer Loring
Jennifer Loring’s short fiction has appeared in the anthologies Tales from the Lake vols. 1 and 4, Nightscript IV, Dim Shores Presents Volume 2, and the Bram Stoker Award-nominated Not All Monsters and Arterial Bloom, among many others. She holds an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction with a concentration in horror fiction and is currently working toward a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies - Humanities & Culture, focusing on queer possibility in fairy tales. Jenn lives in Philadelphia, PA, where she and her husband are owned by a turtle and two basset hounds. View more posts