When writing, don’t cower away from killing off main characters. If that is the next logical step for the plot to head, then do it. Don’t be afraid to follow in George RR Martin’s footsteps. No character is safe. Saying that, if you’re killing off characters just because you can, with no logical reason for it to happen, you might want to rethink that, because you will anger your readers.
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