Published on May 24th, 2000 12:27 PM
OK, yes, I wanted an impressive title because the actual theme of this column may sound as exciting as clipping your toenails. However, please trust me, put away the nailclipper, and read on.
You've put a lot of work into your world. You need to protect the information and the work. I'm not talking copyright (hey, I put up the notes and I even file the forms myself). I'm talking, yes, backup and protection of your world data and stories.
Of course everyone knows how to back up, right? It's obvious, right? Just save some files.
In my experience, sadly, it isn't obvious. Not for me, not for my friends, not for my co-workers. Recently a friend of mine lost almost his complete body of works, and