Originally Posted by jhempel24
My biggest problem at the moment is that I thought I knew how I wanted the story to go...but it's now being taken in another direction. Same outcome at the end, but A to B is going to probably end up completely different.
That can happen even if you have a detailed synopsis. The thing is, however much time you have spent learning about your characters and mapping their characteristics, you will find that they develop in ways you didn't expect, and do things you didn't plan, or do them quicker, or slower.