If you missed yesterday’s Speaking of Translation conference call on freelance sabbaticals abroad, the recording is now on our website. You don’t need to download anything to listen! Eve Bodeux, Tess Whitty and I all offered tips for taking your freelance business on the road: how to deal with your phones, mail, banking, taxes and
Monthly Archive:: March 2013
Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20 at 12 noon New York time, Eve Bodeux and I will be putting on our Speaking of Translation hats for a free conference call. Visit our Speaking of Translation website for details on how to connect to the live call; and of course we’ll post a recording on our Listen page
I’m not a great “tough love” advice-dispenser, but I’m going to give it a try. I work with a lot of beginning translators in my online course (shameless self-promo: the next session starts on April 3 and there are four spots left!). When I follow up with students over the months and years after they
As of this morning, Thoughts on Translation: the book is officially available on Amazon! In case you missed the original announcement, the book is a 150-page compilation of posts from this blog, organized by category for easy reference. All of the posts in the book are still active on this blog, so if reading the
Here’s a nuts and bolts post about a nuts and bolts topic: how to count words. Billing by the word isn’t always the best way to go, but let’s say you’re quoting on a project for which you will definitely bill by the word. What are some factors you need to consider?