Five Articles You Need To Read And Why, 12/11/15

One of the things it took me a long time as a writer to get comfortable with was planning and outlining.  I grew up reading about Kerouac and the stream of conscious writers and thought that meant to just sit in front of a computer and let the muse loose.  At some point, I realized that that wasn’t what these writers were doing at all.  They always had a destination in mind and a path to get there.  However, they allowed the muse and their characters interrupt and take them down a different path that still lead to where they wanted to be.  I think it is the same in business and any endeavor.  You should have a path and a plan to get you to your final destination, but you have to allow the things to play out and change as the world sometimes dictates.