Do you back up your novel?
Last night, I was out for dinner and a friend asked me if I kept printed copies of my novels. Since I’ve spent the last five years living on a sailboat, my answer was no.
My friend was incredulous.
Of course, I had to start thinking about it – at three in the morning – when the worry fairy comes to visit.
I back up to an external hard drive.
I email a copy to my dad for safe keeping. While we were living on the boat, I worried a lightning strike would take out all out electronics, so even it my back up was on a separate hard drive, I thought it wasn’t enough.
The question is: do I need a paper copy too?
Thanks for reading . . .