What is meant by 'sample of writing'?
Thread poster: Kay Herm

Kay Herm
Local time: 01:45
English to German
Jul 22, 2003

I just started working as a freelance translator, so I still have to figure lots of basic things out. I want to apply for a particular job on the Aquarius site, and the customer asks for a 'sample of your writing'. How long is this sample supposed to be and does at have to be a sample from a translation or what else can it be?
Also, when you respond to an offer on Aquarius, it says 'type a brief response (max. 255 characters). So how am I suppossed to give the sample?
It would be great if someone could help me, i'm feeling quite lost.


Lucinda  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:45
Member (2002)
Dutch to English
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Samples Jul 22, 2003

Okay, this is what I know about the Aquarius thing. I have not worked through them for a while, so my info may not be current.

You bid for a job and tell them your very short story (


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