Sometimes I do my best thinking when I allow my thoughts to drift aimlessly. Whether it's going for a walk among the trees or staring out the window during a long drive, my imagination always finds ideas waiting in the distance.
Writing a novel is like putting together a puzzle where, upon opening the box, you discover not every piece is there. It becomes a search for those missing fragments that will complete the picture. And though a lot of the pieces look as if they go together, you still have make them fit in the correct places.
Allowing yourself to get lost is sometimes how you find your way.