This is about a guest post Corinne McKay's website, a renown American translator, published on her website. The article, Guest post: The importance of translating into your native language is written by Ann Marie Boulanger, M.A., Certified Translator (FR-EN) and a Quebec-based French to English translator. I am thrilled to see I am not the… Continue reading Translating into Your Native Language
September 30th is International Translation Day, a day celebrated in Quebec through events to be hosted throughout the week. This year's theme Translation and Interpreting: Connecting Worlds Visit this page to learn where and when you can take part in different happy hours events organised to that effect throughout the week. About the theme These two professions… Continue reading International Translation Day 2018
Ironic! My previous blog post relates to my blogging strategy and how I aim to teach and this one, although still relating to my blogging strategy, sets itself apart from that goal. Remember the experiment I conducted a little more than a year ago? You know, the one where I compare results between my professional… Continue reading Popularity… At What Cost?
I have been feeding this blog for five years already. Although a quick glance at the archives will indicate my choice of topics is, at best, erratic, there is definitely a method to my madness. I blog about translation and terminology, about the trade, the tools, and the industry, about the skills required, and any… Continue reading Why I Blog About Translation
I admit without shame that I am an avid reader. However, I am running out of good stories to read. Although I am not particularly picky when it comes to genres (except horror, I do not like horror, even in writing!), it pains me to say the absence of certain attributes force me to lose… Continue reading Does a Translator Read?
What is literary translation?Literary translation refers to the translation of literature, namely novels and stories, articles, and other works that do not belong to the business or technical writing category. Literary translation is not literal translation (word for word) or loose (unofficial) translation.I did some research to write this blog post and I have to… Continue reading Literary Translation