Author Archives: evanstranslations

About evanstranslations

Freelance Spanish-English Translator with over 20 years of experience.

“Wherever you are, be all there.” (Jim Elliot)

As a mom working from home, my days start before dawn and end well after the sun goes down. I wear so many hats that sometimes I don’t even know which one I have on at any given moment. Most … Continue reading

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Translation Mistakes with Serious Consequences

Superb and insightful article about the seriousness and importance of my profession.

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Nine Ways to Stand Out in the Translation and Interpreting Industry

Check out this great article in the latest ATA Chronicle by Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo: Nine Ways to Stand Out in the Translation and Interpreting Industry

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ATA Annual Conference: Join Us for ATA59

ATA Annual Conference: Join Us for ATA59 Get ready for Big Opportunities in the Big Easy! The ATA 59th Annual Conference takes place October 24-27, 2018 in New Orleans. ATA59 offers specialized opportunities for dedicated translators and interpreters to connect and collaborate … Continue reading

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My Non-Negotiable

As a freelancer, it’s really hard to constantly manage priorities to the point of turning down that next job or bowing out of an event or passing on an opportunity because you just can’t seem to make it work. That … Continue reading

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It’s so hard these days to remain positive and encouraging and upbeat, isn’t it? Everywhere we turn, there is some negative or horrific or heart-breaking news. And yet, we trudge on. Turn the next page. Finish one project and move … Continue reading

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DVTA Hosting Two ATA Certification Exam Sittings in 2018!

Given the upcoming increase in ATA Certification Exam fees expected in 2019, the DVTA’s Board has worked hard to expand opportunities to take the ATA Certification Exam in 2018. We have secured two dates: Saturday, June 23, 2018, and Sunday, September … Continue reading

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Because everyone needs to take a quick break from work to watch the best video on the internet today. Enjoy! Penguins’ Selfie!

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Snow Day!

Beautiful snow day here! And, this is BEFORE the storm is scheduled to intensify later today. So thankful I have the ability to work from home. But, I think I may take some time off this afternoon to go outside and … Continue reading

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Just Registered for the ATA Certification Exam – GASP!

Well, I took the leap. I registered to attempt the ATA Certification Exam again in June. The last time I tried taking it, I failed miserably. So, this time, I am doing things differently now that I know what to … Continue reading

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