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If I kill off one of the three main characters at the end of my first story, will readers still want to read the next story? (I am writing a trilogy.
The death of this character is an integral part of my story, but I'd rather not put off readers.
Thanks.

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Hello ZJ,

Death is part of life.  I think your issue depends on the charisma of your two remaining characters.  Are they strong enough to carry the trilogy onward?  Is there enough interest in them?

If I were you I would not worry too much about this issue.  

Happy writing,
Dorothy  

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Dorothy K Morris

Expertise

I can answer questions about writing fiction, creating characters and re-writing. I cannot answer homework questions.

Experience

I am a published author of nine novels in The Mockingbird Hill Series.

Organizations
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR

Publications
NOVELS in the MOCKINGBIRD HILL SERIES: SECRET SINS OF THE MOTHERS, COYOTES OF CREEK CROSSING, THE EIGHTH EVIL, THE TIME IN BETWEEN, DIRTY RICE, TALLY'S NOOK, FROM THE FAR PLACES, NATURE OF THE BEAST, (THE RANKS OF THE INSANE (to come out summer 2016))

Education/Credentials
Studied writing at at American University in DC

Awards and Honors
Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in The World, Who's Who in America.

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