This isn’t part of our stories, but it is relevant and pretty important. We’ll also be putting this up on its own page in our wiki, once we figure out how we want to format it.
We’ve just compiled and added to our series of Tumblr essays on plurality and published it to PDF under the title
“The Selves Advocacy Case for Plurality”.
We go into some depth in one of the studies we’ve come across that attempted to analyze and describe how authors commonly experience the independent agency of their presumably fictional characters.
It’s long, but it’s thorough. Putting a bunch of thoughts into one place.
Free to download and distribute, or share with other systems who could benefit from reading it.