The worst part about this week

Friday, March 2, 2012

was realizing I lost a story I'd written last year :( I swore it was backed up on one of my hard drives or uploaded to my Google Docs, but I cannot find any trace of the file -- and the laptop I'd written it on is long gone now.  It was a 65k novel about a woman who ran the USA house at the Winter Olympics, and even though I'd kind of given up on it I had every intention to revisit it at a later date.  I actually liked some of the scenes I'd written.

This makes me sad. And pretty much sucks.

Back up your work and double-triple-quadruple check it, kids.

1 comments:

Kell March 2, 2012 at 11:22 PM  

I've had my laptop of 3 years die on me, and I pretty much lost everything. I know there are ways to get it recovered, but I am not a computer whiz and can't afford a computer whiz. I learned my lesson.

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