Monday, May 26, 2008

Where are those Art E-books?

There is no point crying over spilt milk right? Then what about crying over weeks and weeks of lost work???
Last week I had decided to finish off and launch a few projects I had spent quite some time on this year. One was an art e-book on Safety for artists, another art book on Artists Pitfalls and how to avoid them and also a whole lot of art teaching material complete with an art teaching web site ready to launch.
Unfortunately a few months back I had difficulty installing and updating my software and I had to save all my documents onto a borrowed external hard drive and reformat my PC. I did this and thought I had transferred everything back BUT not all of it did! Maybe I hit the ’17 hour day/2am and I am tired’ button. Thank goodness I back up my client’s graphics and web sites more than one way.
I am only now discovering what was lost and you guessed it…quite a bit! Oh the hours I spent on those art books! I have searched through all my backup discs and most of my hard copies. I found one other art e-book in hard copy I thought I had lost. At least I can re-type that book but as for the rest; I am still hoping my other art books and art teaching material will magically appear. I have been a brave girl and no tears shed, but as the character Homer Simpson says ‘DOH!”
So for all the people waiting for the first e-book I promised (Artist’s Pitfalls) I apologise.
And what now?
I do have other great material and I will get this moving as quickly as I can.
You can also look forward to an interesting newsletter this month (That is if you have signed up for it!)
I also have some great news to post later this week that will interest any artist wanting to promote their work to a wider audience and make extra income as well. I am very excited about it too as you will be once I tell you so don’t miss that post!
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Jean Levert Hood said...

no no no!! I'm so sorry, Kayleen!

Anonymous said...

ah bugger! I lost my whole mailing list not long ago.. it still hurts.

Catch up soon. *hugs*


Kayleen West. said...

Ah I am ok. There are worse things that happen in this crazy world. Lauren a mailing makes life a bit more difficult though.

I keep telling myself to slow down and BACK UP frequently

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