What is up.
Let us talk about the importance of keeping files in order and backed up.
I lost some of my writing, part of the second AnnaBeth book. It was a section near the beginning that included a conversation that helped to launch a primary part of the plot and another short scene that wasn’t as important but still meaningful to the story.
I sometimes write on a pda (personal digital assistant, not public display of affection), an Ipaq, for portability reasons and then later I transfer to the files to my laptop. At some point, I missed one. I can’t imagine that I would have deleted it (I try to keep everything), so I’m still searching folders and usb backup drives, etc.
I really hope I find it. I can’t really write the same thing twice. I mean, I can go back and try to work through it again, but it will never be exactly the same as the first time I wrote it and that is a very frustrating thought for me. Now I’m all nervous and bothered and generally irritated with myself.
So here’s the moral of the story, which I knew from the beginning.
Always pay attention and back up files like an OCD computer nerd.
Apparently the universe thought I needed a reminder.
Also, I read about this website – tweetpsych.com
It gives a psychological profile based on your tweets.
Here is a link to mine – http://tweetpsych.com/?q=@learyan1
I’m not sure if that link will work for you all out there in internetland, so here are some highlights.
I tweet about learning 202% more than the average tweeter, which means I really like to learn stuff.
I tweet Self References 120% more than the average user. Hmmm…that means I’m sort of self-centered. LOL! In my defense, I’m not a social creature, so really, who else am I talking about? People I don’t know?
I tweet negative thoughts 88% more than the average user. Sounds about right.
There’s a whole list of stuff on there. I won’t go through it all. However there is one more stat that I will share.
I tweet about money -59% less than the average user.
That’s all for now. I will probably post something about American Gods tomorrow.
Hey, want some free reading? Check out the fiction freebie page on this very blog!
There you shall find a download of three short stories (free ebook) and links to my novel excerpts on Scribd.