We all have them.
Some of us more than others.
I don’t think my quirks are particularly interesting, really. I can cross my eyes, like the lovely lady above. I tend to overshare with random strangers. I prefer cold coffee to hot. My definition of a good time is a nap on Sunday or a Little House on the Prairie rerun. I also like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain.
But I really like writing quirky characters. Like in Lucky in Love, my heroine is vintage-obsessed. She works on antique cars. She watches soap operas. She has an evil, one-eyed cat named Louie. She takes swing-dancing lessons. She’s got a weakness for hard-boiled, emotionally-repressed Marines.
Who sounds more interesting to you: me or Lucky? Wait, don’t answer that. Do you have any personality quirks you’d like to share? Any favorites in characters that you’ve read or written?
And bonus for writers, here are two writer references on coming up with quirks for your characters: