on January 29th, 2011 at 09:03 pm
I think there's a line somewhere between "very fully fleshed out figment of one's imagination" and "independent entity". (OTOH, there's also "character who no longer exists solely in the mind of the author".
Your description of your process with Jenny doesn't bother me. I don't have any current samples of stuff that does, so between that and a lack of language to discuss it well...kind of at a conversational cul de sac.