There’s a big list here of great stereotypes based on authors. Here are some of my favourite (stereotypes – not necessarily authors).
People who have their significant other grab them under the table in order to shut them up whenever someone else at a dinner says something absolutely ridiculous and wrong.
Edgar Allan Poe
Men who live in their mother’s basements. Or goth seventh graders.
Doctors who went to third-tier medical schools.
Doctors who went to medical schools in the Dominican Republic.
People who used to get lost in supermarkets when they were kids.
Female high-school French teachers who have their master’s degree.
No one. Even the police say Clancy before they’ll say Baldacci.
Girls who are too frightened to go skydiving.
Women who have an @aol.com email address.
People who bought the first generation Amazon Kindle.
People who move to Thailand after high school for the drug scene.
Youth group leaders who picked their nose in the 4th grade.
People who have read only one book in their life and it was To Kill A Mockingbird (and it was their assigned reading in the ninth grade).
Guys who wear skinny jeans and the girls that love them.
Men who own cottages.
Bret Easton Ellis
Foo Fighters’ fans.
Hunter S Thompson
That kid in your philosophy class with the stupid tattoo.
Conspiracy theorists (too easy).
People who are bigger conspiracy theorists than Orwell fans.