Category Archives: English as a second language

Introducing Translator Moses Bulamu

Thank you for allowing me to interview you, Moses. You were a joy to work with and I hope you will get many more translating jobs soon. Name: Moses Bulamu Where do you live: Kampala Uganda East Africa Tell us … Continue reading

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An Interview With Sarah Ikeya, English to Japanese Translator

Name: Sarah Ikeya Where do you live?: Tokyo, Japan Tell us a little about yourself (your education, family life, etc.) I attended Tsuda college Tsuda College, Tsuda College, where I obtained a major in English language and literature. I have … Continue reading

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Publishing Bilingual Books

When I published my first children’s book the last thing I would have thought of was to have it translated into other languages. Shortly after publication my daughter, Charlie, brought it up. My first thought – “Why?” This is when … Continue reading

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Still searching for translator’s

Although I have my books in quite a few languages, I’m always looking for new ones. I was recently contacted by a company on a movement to revitalize indigenous languages. I would like very much to find translator’s for as … Continue reading

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FREE Kindle Downloads During September 2012

It was brought to my attention that I have not offered any of my English only books for free Kindle downloads. Therefore, I have set them up to be free from September 30, 2012 through October 3, 2012. Below is … Continue reading

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Bilingual Books for Kindle and Nook

Once again I was attacked by the infamous “learning curve”. Publishing bilingual books has a number of challenges. The biggest challenge I had to overcome was the ability to load the book so that the language did not end up … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Translation

I had no idea, when I started this process, how interesting and enlightening it would be. The first thing I learned when writing a children’s book with the intention of publishing it bilingual was, you not only have to be … Continue reading

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