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Literary translation, Science Fiction, American English

Job posted at: Jul 12, 2019 09:13 GMT   (GMT: Jul 12, 2019 09:13)
Job approved and potential candidates notified at: Jul 12, 2019 10:31 GMT

Job type: Translation/editing/proofing job
Service required: Translation

Languages: German to English

Language variant: American English

Job description:

Looking for translation from German to American English, provider should be native in the target language. Seeking regular cooperation if quality criteria are met (should be able to translate a book in about two months time). Novels are about 80.000 source words. Hard (meaning scientifically correct) Science Fiction so some technical / scientific knowledge might be helpful. Main readership has an engineering background.
Source format: Microsoft Word
Delivery format: Microsoft Word

Volume: 80,000 words

Service provider targeting (specified by job poster):
Membership: Non-members may quote after 12 hours
info Required expertise: Art/Literary
info Preferred specific fields: Astronomy & Space, Physics
info Required native language: English
Subject field: Astronomy & Space
info Preferred quoter location: United States
Credential: Must have reported credentials or a Certified PRO certificate.
Quoting deadline: Jul 19, 2019 09:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Sep 30, 2019 12:00 GMT
Additional requirements:
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Sample text: Translating this text is NOT required
Noch 107 Tage. Wenn ihm der Hinflug schon lang vorkommt, wie wird es ihm dann erst auf dem Rückflug gehen? Erik spielt mit einer Warze auf seinem Mittelfinger. Sie war vorgestern noch nicht da. Vermutlich passt sich sein Immunsystem gerade an, und ein paar Viren haben die Chance genutzt, eine Warze wachsen zu lassen. Er muss aufpassen, sie nicht zu verletzen.

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