Google Drive for Writers

Today I want to share with you some elements of the free Google service known as Drive. This is something like a cloud drive (you can backup files) but also an online program suite. I will be discussing mostly the Docs features. Google Drive includes: Docs- This is an online word processor that is compatible …

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Backing up your work

I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to regularly back up your writing on the computer (if you prefer to word processing over handwriting, that is). I’ve known a number of writers who lost hours, days, and even weeks of work due to not having backups. The causes? Anything from viruses, computer crashes, and …

The importance of backups

A writer's worst nightmare is likely the losing of one's work through no fault of their own. Computer crashes, viruses, or even mistakes with saving can often lose hours if not days of typing. Here are a few handy tips to save your work: Backup files! This is something any computer user should be doing …