The Writer Will Take Your Questions Now (#67) culumn, Sean answers the question of writing other people's characters, or as he calls it, playing in sandboxes. He mentions his work on Lance Star: Sky Ranger in his answer.
The Writer Will Take Your Questions Now (#67) -- Playing in Sandboxes
Question: What is more fun and rewarding for you, writing your own characters or writing characters you've been given from someone else?
Read Sean's answer at http://seanhtaylor.blogspot.com/2012/02/writer-will-take-your-questions-now-67.html