How do literary rates differ?
Thread poster: Maria Danielson

Maria Danielson  Identity Verified
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Dutch to English
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Jun 24, 2002

Are literary rates a lot lower than corporate translation rates for Dutch into English? I\'ve been asked to bid on a 130,000-word literary project. My standard rates are $0.10-$0.13/per word. How much less should I bid? It sounds like an interesting project, and the chance to be creative is worth a cut in pay to me.

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Daina Jauntirans  Identity Verified
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German to English
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Low? Jun 24, 2002

My only experience was going through a rather challenging acceptance process for an academic encyclopedia project only to find out that the rate was EUR 0.05 per word. The company was Dutch as well as I recall.

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