No worries, my TW backups are in an entirely differnt directory structure
from my writing—that would be a mess.
Git may not be an appropriate tool, I guess that’s what I’m trying to
discover. I go through an unholy number of drafts—it can be a hassle
tracking down that one phrase that didn’t make an earlier cut but is now
perfect for the current revision.
There are fits and starts and regressions and spurts of inspiration followed
by doubt. I need something to keep me from being burried under a mountain of
drafts—while keeping them available, that gives me the courage to move
forward, and affords me not to be in a constant state of panic of loosing
that that perfect phrase.
I’m currently working on three different branches of a single poem. I know
something’s there, but the narritive mode is freaking me out—I may have
stumble on a tense heretofore unknown in English :) Digging through the
drafts and picking out the three I want to work on at any given time is a
So far git is proving valuable, but I won’t know until I complete a full
project with it.
Oh, that’s right. I bookmarked that book the other day and haven’t got back
to it, I’m glad you reminded me.
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