This post relates back to my post on plot holes. Not all of them need to be filled, but when they do the how of it is important. Plot spackle is a failure state.
The concept of a plot hole is intuitively comprehensible – a plot hole is a logical gap within the plot which invalidates or undermines some or all of the plot itself. However, the nuances that surround them, the question of how and when to fix them, and the impact they actually have on the reader are all issues with more depth than is at first apparent. … More Plot Holes