Jul 26

Killing Off A Character

Killing Off A Character

Killing off characters is an important part to any story, and if you do it right it can be the spark you need. But do it wrong, and the whole story can be one giant eye-roll. Here's a handy guide to help you through the dos and don'ts of ending fictional life.


Do

To advance the plot.

story goes on
 

Don’t

Just for the sake of shocking your readers.

shocking but cool
 

Do

To motivate the other characters in the story.

 Motiviation to write

Don’t

Just for the sake of a tear-jerker.

disney sad 

Do

To create realism in the story.

 real simpsons

Don’t


Just to maintain reader interest.

interest lose it 

Do

To emphasize the thematic of the story.





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