#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2013

The One Where the Computer Eats A Morning’s Work

Zounds!  I was doing so well yesterday, working away in my new office, and suddenly the computer gulped down my revisions!  For a while there, it looked as though I’d actually lost EVERYTHING, though some of it was saved on other computers.  First impulse: have a nervous breakdown.  Second impulse: PRAY. 

Thank heaven I skipped impulse number one and had a word with the Big Guy instead.  A few strokes to the keyboard and the chapters returned as mysteriously as they’d disappeared.  But I still have to do the revisions over again–but, as Phyllis A Whitney used to say, “Good

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