Like I said in the title, I have a question about characters, but I don't know if it technically fits into development? How do I get over the attachment I have to all of my characters so I can kill any of them off? I end up throwing a new character in so I can move the story through the dry parts easier, but then when I continue doing that, I have way too many characters. I want to know if it is common for people to be unable to kill off even the slightest character they have created. I feel like my nature is getting in the way of actually making good stories. If I am able to kill off my characters, I feel like I would write a whole lot better... Any suggestions on how to deal with the attachment you have towards your characters?