Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 3: Double Your Coverage

#authors, #manuscripts, #books, #ebooks, #novels In reviewing the last installment, we found that too many generic, common, and misleading terms were used. These advice columns are written in spare time around standard NDAS work; even we slip into popular lingo when we should not. We will take time to redefine and clarify the tiers. In … Continue reading Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 3: Double Your Coverage

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Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 2: Temporary Local Storage (Tier 1)

#authors, #novels, #books, #manuscripts, #security Now that your intellectual properties (files) are properly organized, it is time to secure them with automated, proactive measures against disasters such as system (OS) failure, drive crashes, programmatic corruptions, and (yes) your own mistakes. Which ones of us have never mistakenly (1) misplaced / moved / deleted a file, … Continue reading Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 2: Temporary Local Storage (Tier 1)

Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 1: Structuring Author Files (and Folders)

#authors, #novels, #books, #manuscripts, #security Whether you are (or aspire to be) a professional writer or specifically an author, the files you create and edit are precious commodities. Treat them so, like the blood in your veins. The loss of even a fraction can be (1) dangerous or devastating to your career and/or (2) lead … Continue reading Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 1: Structuring Author Files (and Folders)