Originally Posted by Steven Lyle Jordan
You've got me; but I definitely fall into the latter camp. I often think of the former camp is simply fooling themselves: Ascribing characters that the author created to telling the author's story, out of the author's control, sounds mildly schizophrenic. But yeah, whatever works.
Well how I do it is...
"Billy Bob is very reactive, so if I put Billy Bob in this situation he would grab a bat and..."
So not sure how you would label that, but I see it as character driving the story.