Tell me a story about your job as a translator in six words.

Have you heard of six-word novels, popularised apparently by Ernest Hemingway? The idea is to write a story in no more, no less than six words. Here you can see some great examples: http://www.sixwordstories.net/. The beginning of this trend is rather sad. Ernest Hemingway is believed to have won a competition for the best dramatic short story with his: For sale:…

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Lesson 118: How not to be an expert in translation?

Whether you accept that there’s such a thing as an expert, or that this is just a marketing technique gaining popularity these days, or, like me, you’re considering the possibility that some translators may become experts or that some subject matter experts become translators, we can surely agree on some things that an expert in translation won’t do. Or can…

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# WantWordsTV Episodes

WantWordsTV Episodes As some of you might know, I am a naturally introvert person and I really enjoy new challenges. WantWordsTV is a visual accompaniment to my blog, where I can experiment with a visual delivery and maybe even connect with you more. I hope you enjoy the episodes! WantWords TV 17: How to make the most from your last…

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