So how’d you like to be contracted to write a guidebook, to be just about done with the research, and wham!
Your hard drive crashes, all your files are corrupted, and the editor hands the project off to someone else.
Wait, don’t answer that…
Seriously, people. Start backing up your writing and your photos.
Here are two relevant resources to explain how it’s done:
How to Back Up Google Docs by Carlo Alcos
How to Back Up Your Digital Goods on the Road by Terence Carter