What is wrong with them me?  I cannot tell you how many times in 95,000 words my characters’ hearts have skipped beats.

skip a beat gif 

There is no mention of anybody suffering from premature ventricular contractions in any of my Character Profiles and it’s too late to add a Cardio-Vascular Surgeon into the plot.

So idioms … it’s time for you all to ….

hit the road