characters LOVE TO SIGH. everyone is sighing ALL THE TIME! "dreamily, happily, painfully, unconsciously, forcefully, desolately, adjectively," she said, sighing regretfully.
we are so good at glancing! we glance at everything, especially when we're really focusing on something! but when we're really focusing on something we'll glance really hard which would be perfectly okay except that glancing really hard isn't really glancing at all. is it?
because it's so much better than staring at things.
because it's so much better than looking at things.
because it's the same thing as having eyes that happen to be open. CUT US SOME SLACK THIS WRITING BUSINESS IS DIFFICULT
i've seen a lot of Love Interests growling lately. i wonder if their mouths are hungry?
OY, HARRY! THE BASILISK IS COMING! THE BASILISK IS COMING!!
what can you add to this list, my friends? what other things are overused in fiction??
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