Megan Edwards
Megan Edwards asked Anna Staniszewski:

When you write something like Gone Girl, or Sharp Objects, are you afraid of hurting your husband's or your mom's feelings with the things you say about those relationships that, granted, are not necessarily autobiographical, but that may contain half-truths drawn from real life? How do you handle that kind of situation?

Anna Staniszewski I try not to base my stories too much on real life, mostly because I find it much more interesting to make things up. I do sometimes weave in little details from real life into my books, but those tend to be funny things that wouldn't hurt anyone's feelings.

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