Untranslatable Text: Myth, Reality, or Something Else? A Translator’s Reflections on Translation and “Untranslatability”

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 26, 2021

This post originally appeared on The ATA Chronicle and it is republished with permission. There inevitably comes a time in a translator’s life when…

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ATA’s Back to Business Basics – Diversification: A Tool for Thriving in Uncertain Times

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 2, 2021

ATA launched its new Back to Business Basics webinar series in September 2020. These webinars focus on a small, practical piece of business advice…

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Getting Real with Translation & Interpreting

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 23, 2021

This post originally appeared on the Language Magazine blog and it is republished with permission. Caitilin Walsh suggests 11 resources to bring Translation and…

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Public Review of Published Reports

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 16, 2021

How are research papers reviewed in other fields, and how can we apply those practices to the interpreting and translation field? As we observe…

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So, You Want To Be A Translator?

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 9, 2021

This post originally appeared on The Detail Woman blog and it is republished with permission. There are two main things I want to do…

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What are ATA’s Mastermind Groups?

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 29, 2021

Preview blog post for Next Level: The ATA Business Practices Blog  The following post is a preview of a new blogging venture by the…

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On Translators

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 26, 2021

This post originally appeared on Kevin L. Hull’s blog and it is republished with permission. This post is an assignment I did in English…

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Freelance Finance: Separating Personal from Professional

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 19, 2021

Here at The Savvy Newcomer we understand that it can be intimidating to talk about money. It’s often a sticky subject, but we feel…

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The ultimate work-from-home checklist

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 12, 2021

This post originally appeared on the Freelancers Union blog and it is republished with permission. Before COVID-19, I had the opportunity to switch my environment…

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Book Review: Never Split the Difference

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 5, 2021

Never Split the Difference is a book by former police officer and FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss that offers “a new, field-tested approach to…

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Purchase Orders Revisited

By The Savvy Newcomer | December 8, 2020

This post originally appeared on the blog My Words for a Change and it is republished with permission. Way back in 2015, I asked my…

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Six International Language Associations to Join

By The Savvy Newcomer | December 1, 2020

Language associations are a great way to connect with people of different backgrounds who share a similar appreciation for learning foreign languages. By joining…

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