Megan
Megan asked Kimberly McCreight:

Hello! Given some of the twists and turns in Reconstructing Amelia, it seems like you would have many details of keep straight and probably lots of editing to maintain the storyline's surprises but still leave enough supporting evidence. How do you keep everything straight as you write and re-write?

Kimberly McCreight Hi Megan, Thanks for the question. And the answer is VERY CAREFULLY. You're right, though, that it requies a lot of editing and re-editing. And then you have other readers including my INCREDIBLE editor who has an amazing eye for mysteries and their complexities--particularly inconsistencies. That helps a lot. After a while, it's very hard to see it clearly on your own.

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