Writing Prompt: Guilty Pleasures

OK, here goes. I love horror films, but sometimes, during the gory scenes, I keep my eyes half closed to protect my delicate little mind from anything tooooo unpleasant. I don’t cover my eyes because I don’t want the people in the cinema to think I’m a wimp.

If I like a song, I hit the repeat button over and over again. I make sure my headphones are in and the volume is low so that no one on the train can hear how sad I am…

I feel naked if I don’t have lipstick and perfume on. Not just any perfume, Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir mixed with Red Rose…not just any lipstick, something dark like a cranberry…I actually over apply sometimes and my coffee mug ends up looking like I’ve bitten my lip and bled all over the rim.

When I get a box of Celebrations mini chocolates, I pick out all of the mini Snickers and leave the rest.

I’m a bit of a softy and enjoy frock dramas. I’ve seen Sense and Sensibility and the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice 50 times each.

I dance in the kitchen and bounce on the living room sofas with my headphones in when no one is around. I also hum in the shower. I don’t out and out sing, I just hum while I’m washing my hair.

Everyone has a few idiosyncrasies, bugaboos, night terrors…what guilty little pleasures do you have that make you…well…you? Having broadcast some of mine, think about the little things that make you happy.

Write a character with some funny little quirks. Have fun, get creative.

Writing Prompt: Guilty Pleasures

Oh yeah…and I like Roxy Music

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