Starting out as a freelance translator can feel really daunting; working for yourself means working alone and it can be hard to know where to look for jobs or even where to ask for help. This is exactly why I decided to launch my mentoring programme! In my first year of freelancing, I found itContinue reading “Translation Facebook Groups”
As a freelance translator, productivity and self-motivation are super important to being successful. I don’t always feel super motivated and work hard at my work-life balance, but I thought I would share some of my favourite productivity YouTube channels that give great tips on being productive with you!
In my post on Writing Systems of the World, I mentioned that I want to learn all the world’s writing systems. I mean, secretly, I’d love to learn all the world’s languages, but that is a pretty unrealistic goal, with over 3000 languages spoken across the globe. While it’s difficult to find an accurate estimateContinue reading “Learning Tifinagh | The World’s Writing Systems”
I love listening to podcasts. I love them so much that I have a hierarchy of podcasts. At the bottom are the ones that I’m interested in, but don’t mind if I don’t fully follow, so I stick them on to babble while I’m working. The top tier is those that I save to listenContinue reading “Top 5 Best Translation Podcasts”
Back in January, I introduced you to my morning routine. One thing I should say about it is that it’s constantly evolving and changing as I try to work out what’s right for me. A few of you expressed an interest on my Twitter for hearing about my other routines, so I’m back this weekContinue reading “Other Work Routines”
This week, I’ve got a slightly different post for you. As I’ve mentioned on my Instagram, I’m fascinated by how we write languages down. This fascination is what led me to take a GCSE in Russian and learn Arabic at university because I loved the idea of ‘decoding’ a different alphabet. I found that theContinue reading “Writing Systems of the World”
In my post on my 2021 work goals, I talked about wanting to keep up with the work routines that I implemented at the end of 2020. A few of you requested to hear about them, so I thought I would share them with you. However, I have a number of routines I follow, soContinue reading “My Work Morning Routine”