SAVE YOUR STUFF.
Even if you know you're going to be working on your writing for a while and there's no chance you're going to close the document out, CLICK THAT "SAVE" BUTTON.
Even if you just hit "Save" 30 seconds ago, CLICK THAT "SAVE" BUTTON. Again. For good measure.
If autosave is a thing in the document you're working on, MAKE SURE IT'S DOING ITS JOB.
...My apologies for the intensity, but I'm very triggered right now.
I mean, I know you already