Every translator worth their salt has a whole box crammed full of tools that they’d be pretty stuck without. Whilst the uninitiated might think that translation is as simple as opening a Word document and swapping one language for another, there are actually quite a few tools involved in keeping a translator’s show on the […]
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in a freelance translator’s office? There’s a lot more to running a freelance business than the translating itself, but in this post I’ll be focusing on the actual translation process, or what goes on between the project being accepted and delivered. Whether you’re a client […]
Writing can be hard. Be it about your life, your business or pure fiction, the whole process can be exasperating. A few years ago, when I decided to leave my full-time job and risk setting up my own business, someone (who was trying to talk me out of it) jokingly asked me if I intended […]
September is my favourite month of the year. It’s like a new beginning; I’m always super excited about doing new things after the holiday period. Plus, I love autumn. So, I’ll pretend the year is just starting (it is, in a way,) and go through 2016, reviewing all the great exciting things it brought. January […]
There are some tools on the market designed to manage translation projects. Some are free, and some are paid but each one of them, in their own way, attempts to meet the needs of freelance translators who, as we well know, do much more than just sit down and translate.