#Author. Should you think about translating your book? 2. Lost in Translation. Adventures when translating your book for China

Olga with the interesting process of having her books translated into Chinese.. sounds like a gas… I think I will start with Spanish for mine but I might be tempted just for the experience to follow suit.

Lit World Interviews

Hi all:

You might remember that last week I wrote a post asking the above question and listed a few reasons why authors might consider translating their books. (In case you missed it, here it is. As I translate from English to Spanish and vice versa I had prepared a talk about the subject and it occurred to me that I could sample some points of it here). I found the discussion that followed the post interesting, and Teagan Geneviene (I recommend her blog if you love great stories and recipes, check it here) reminded me of a story I had told her about some of my experiences when using Fiberead to get my book translated for the Chinese market.  And I thought you might find it interesting. I surely did.

It brought to mind how I had started originally the presentation about translations…

Here it is:

What…

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2 thoughts on “#Author. Should you think about translating your book? 2. Lost in Translation. Adventures when translating your book for China

  1. I should like to translate my poetry collections to French. If I ever finish this book, reading the first draft now, I should also like that translated.

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