“How To Be a Translator From Home” is a how-to guide for individuals who want to learn to translate on their own but aren’t sure where to begin. The book teaches the best way for you to create profiles that clients will trust, how to find the best websites for you to utilize, how to make the most money with your time, and everything else you’ll need to know while translating!
Sadie Vero has to rebuild her life after a terrifying incident forced her to leave her job as an army translator and she won't let anything, not even a bossy former marine officer, distract her from getting back on track. As long as she keeps telling herself that she'll be just fine. Gannon Moore, the retired Marine, makes her want things she's never imagined wanting.
Danielle Sawyer spends her days translating for those who cannot speak for themselves. It's a skill she thought she'd mastered until an old monk and a string of innocent victims force her to reexamine everything she thought she knew. Together, they unearth a decades-old scandal that could bring down more than one powerful family.
This book is for anyone contemplating on becoming a translator, or for existing translators that need a crash course on their profession. It explores the realm of translation, the benefits, working conditions and tools. You'll learn how to run your translation business, set up profitable rates and find clients. You'll be shown how to stay away from fraudulent companies too.
Maintenance workers tend to a living ship with mental issues, a tentacled alien competes in her first triathlon on Earth, a man goes to the ends of the Earth and beyond for the perfect anniversary present, and a horny translator hopes to put the "contact" in an impending first contact. This delightfully twisted story collection is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Fresh from the University, Sheila Wulf thinks she's made her mark when she discovers an alien species, but her fifteen minutes of xenopological fame seems to be wasted on a tribe of uncooperative crabs. Could anything be worse? Try working for her. Read it to see what I mean…
"The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions" is also in the collection “Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
A little girl is orphaned in the Boxing Day Tsunami. No one knows who she is or what language she speaks. An aid worker visiting the orphanage discovers her name and wants to reunite her with family members, but the orphanage is in rebel held territory. A ransom is demanded. Aid worker Claire enlists her mother in a daring rescue attempt to free the child, and is punished. Based on a true story
This book is Volume 3 in the "Traveler's Lodestone" series. Is uses picture-based communications to cover the basic things a person would need when conversing in any foreign language. The idea is that when the words aren't at the tip of your tongue, the pictures are at the tip of your finger. It's quick and universal!
Volume 3 covers the things you'll need or want to make your trip just right!