Sarah asked E. Lockhart:

I promise no spoilers, but I am SO curious about your process in crafting We Were Liars. Did you outline? Know the end at the start? Or did it evolve?

E. Lockhart I knew the ending and I figured out a five act structure for the novel using the word-processing program Scrivener. What wasn't clear was which scenes actually went in which acts, because of the juggling of the two different time periods, the fairy tales, etc.. Scrivener allowed me to move my parts around from act to act, and to try them out in different places within the acts.
E. Lockhart

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