Sunday, September 28, 2008

Just Now:

*open word document containing completely edited manuscript*

FILE CORRUPTED

what????

*close file*

*re-open file*

FILE CORRUPTED

What? Oh no!!! Oh no!!!! OH NO!!!!! I'm going to be sick!!!!

*repeat three times becoming more anxious*

*inhale*

*exhale*

*download copy of file that I save to Google every night "just in case"*

*open file*

FILE OPEN.

OH THANK GOD!!!!

*breathe huge sigh of relief*

*wipe away tear of anxiety*

5 comments:

  1. You are amazing! Thank goodness you are smart enough to make a back up!

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  2. YIKES!!!
    Oh I need to buy you expensive coffee at Starbucks for finishing.
    I am proud of you! Can't wait to read it.
    you and your privileged betas.

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  3. wow so scary, I lost 30000 words from mine because I'm a dumbass and didn't save what I had added to a disc

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  4. Every time I hear this my heart stops for about five seconds. It doesn't even have to be my MS. So scary. I'm glad you had a backup.

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  5. OMG I hate this kind of thing! So scary!

    It's a darn good thing you back it up every night! I need to back my writing up more often for this very reason. Yikes, I think I'll do that now.

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