Last autumn marked Cape Context’s 10th anniversary, hurrah for that. The ten years of experience will provide a solid platform from which to kick off our second decade. I’m happy to know that this year I’ll be working on three series of audio book novels from Swedish and English/Icelandic to[…]
There are no rules, there is only consistency
We all do it when we write or edit: follow a personal “style guide” in the back of our heads even if we don’t have a documented guideline. If the client doesn’t provide a style guide, we create one for ourselves in order to maintain consistency. Within the “product” or[…]
METM17: understanding our clients, the writing process from concept to completion
Mediterranean Editors and Translators’ annual conference was held in beautiful Brescia, Italy, from 24 to 26 October. The METM events are always organized in spectacular non-mainstream locations with lovely restaurants and local wines available nearby. The atmosphere is kept intimate by limiting the number of participants to circa 150. There[…]
English Today: Keeping up with the Lingua Franca
All languages change over time, and so does English, the lingua franca of our times. Learning the grammar and vocabulary the traditional way is not enough anymore.