All righty then. As I intimated in my last post, I've had this discussion in "real life" (i.e., the one I don't write), and I've come to the same conclusion today about my WIP (work in progress) as I did those 19 years ago: maybe it's rash of me, but I'm keeping my baby.
Last night as I was falling asleep, I had one of those pokes on the shoulder by a character where they start telling you what they want. For reasons only she knows, this one wants to look like Rumer Willis. (In case anyone wants my opinion, I think Rumer is gorgeous. No one in the world looks like her. Yes, she has a very unusual face, but thank Heaven, because I think Hollywood has enough bland, cookie-cutter Barbies. *Stepping off soapbox*)
I'm not one to "cast" my books with actors as I write. They look how they look in my head, and it never occurs to me to find pictures of models or actors that look like them, or to think about who I'd want to play them in a movie. But when a character steps up and says, "Hey, in case you were wondering, the daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis? I look a lot like her"...I listen.
So my "baby" now has a face. And it's a fabulous one. I'm attached. It's too late for sensible decisions.