A Psychological Quark I write because…well, the best I can say for it is it’s a psychological quark of mine developed in response to whatever personal failings I have.” — Zadie Smith, Intimations: Six Essays Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrPinterestLike this:Like Loading... Related By Lisa Marie Blair Hello! I'm an aspiring writer fascinated by the human condition. You can find much of my work on my personal blog and at Zen and Pi. I also tweet as @lisamarieblair_ and share pictures and poetry on Instagram. Please consider signing up for my newsletter or supporting what I do by sharing a cup of virtual coffee. Thank you! View all of Lisa Marie Blair's posts.