Und zwar sagt der Journalist und Autor dies im ersten Teil eines Interviews auf der empfehlenswerten nieman storyboard-Site.
Im zweiten Teil des Interviews beschreibt Kidder seine Arbeitsweise so:
"I make up a kind of outline, and then I just start writing. I try to write really fast, ... In part, I think it is sort of true that I write as fast as I can to prevent remorse for having written badly. ... What really matters is what comes out at the end. I love to rewrite. I think it’s one of the great gifts that is given to a writer, to be able to rewrite, to take back what you’ve written and write it better before anyone else has to see it, ..."