This blog has lots of free advice for freelance translators (make sure to read the comments for other people’s perspectives!); if you want to dig a little deeper, I also offer:

Online courses

I’ve been teaching online courses for freelance translators since 2006; whether you want to launch a freelance translation business or improve your existing business, visit my website to see what’s coming up!


How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator, my career how-to guide for beginning and experienced translators alike. With over 10,000 copies in print, it has become a go-to reference for beginning and experienced translators alike. I released the third edition in late 2015. You can purchase the print edition from Lulu Press, or the electronic edition from E-junkie (use button below)
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Thoughts on Translation, a compilation of entries from this blog, categorized by subject. Published in 2013; available from Amazon (print and Kindle), Lulu, iBookstore, or by special order from your favorite brick and mortar store.
thoughts on translation

One-on-one consultations

I also offer individual consulting for translators ($75 per hour). For example if you’d like to fine-tune your resume or professional profile and cover letter, I spend about an hour going over your materials and then we talk on the phone for an hour (total cost $150). Contact me at if you’d like to schedule a session!