Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sales & Marketing is not The Dark Side.

As I mentioned briefly a couple of posts ago, one of the things that can be quite irritating about being a publishing-type person in a room full of translators is the amount of ire that gets directed at the publishing … Continue reading

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What I Did on My Holidays

I was on holiday last week. It started off as an enforced holiday – I’d handed in the first draft of my dissertation and was waiting for feedback from my supervisor – but then I got a bit of time … Continue reading

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In between

One of the things I really loved about Summer School was the chance to hear so many other people’s ‘how/why I got into translation’ stories. We’re all so different – some of us grew up speaking more than one language … Continue reading

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What should I recommend?

In my bookshop, we have a special bay that’s just for staff picks. At the moment it’s full of a selection of ‘summer reads’ recommended by everybody who works there, but usually it belongs to one person only. We get … Continue reading

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