#ATA59 Session & Book Review: The Business of Translation

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 19, 2019

When I attended the ATA59 conference in NOLA, many colleagues encouraged me to attend a session about a topic outside my specialty. So, I…

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Book review: The Subversive Copyeditor

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 5, 2018

I first became aware of the work Carol Fisher Saller does when she spoke at the American Copy Editors Society conference in Portland, Oregon,…

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Book review: Guide to Becoming a Successful Freelance Translator

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 8, 2018

The translation and interpreting industries have been blessed with a plethora of new books in the last few years. The book I’m going to…

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Book review: Manual de traducción inglés-castellano

By The Savvy Newcomer | July 4, 2017

Translation Handbook – Spanish book review Alert! This is a book review on a book written in Spanish. Therefore, the quotes will be in…

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The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting: A Multifaceted Resource

By The Savvy Newcomer | August 2, 2016

By Helen Eby One of my resources is The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting, edited by Holly Mikkelson and Renée Jourdenais. Its twenty-seven chapters cover…

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Book Review: The Money Book

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 14, 2016

By Jamie Hartz The Money Book by Joseph D’Agnese and Denise Kiernan had been on my reading list since I received it as a…

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Book review: The Business Guide for Translators

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 10, 2016

By David Friedman It is widely recognized that there are several skills you need to be successful in translation. The fundamental skills include excellent…

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Book Review: Diversification in the Language Industry

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 12, 2016

By Catherine Christaki From time to time, in the translation industry (I’m guessing in many other industries as well), there are trending topics and…

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Book Review: Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 15, 2016

by Jamie Hartz If your experience as a language professional has been anything like mine, when someone asks what you do for a living,…

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