Sally Menke & Quentin Tarantino editing techniques where not to follow the common beginning middle and end but to make the film interesting the whole time and so you can't guess the ending. for example pulp fiction it is not a simple progression story-line but in fact mix story-lines because it cuts in-between different characters and there story.
Sally Menke, Editor (1953 - 2010) by Jim Emerson. Two annotated excerpts from Inglourious Basterds demonstrate why Quentin Tarantino considered his late editor Sally Menke his closest collaborator from the very beginning of his career. She edited all of his films, from Reservoir Dogs on.