I'm seeking a ghostwriter to translate, from Chinese to English, an upcoming released sci-fi fantasy eBook, available online (Google, Kindle etc.).
The short novel is around 7000-8000 Chinese words (~35 pages, ~240 words per page). Credit title will be given to the ghostwriter, as "Novel Translated by XXX", or similar title.
An attached image (or access the link below) is for testing your translation (250 words excerpt in Chinese), please check first for your job consideration.
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For my consideration, please:
[A...] TRANSLATE THE ABOVE SAMPLE into English, PM or email to ( beaulerouge @ gmail . com ), for our screening purpose. Applicants without this translation example won't be considered.
[B...] FOLLOW the requirement (stated below) to show us your ability, when you are translating the aforesaid sample, for a greater awarding chance.
The ghostwriter is REQUIRED to adopt the following:
[1...] Able to translate content and dialogues into American or British English (Real tone of native speakers)
[2...] Can literarily translate the content (especially short Chinese phrases), not literally sentence by sentence.
[3...] Able to use short sentences, fewer words, to express all meaning.
[4...] Open-minded on writing "abnormal genre" (including female violence, erotica, anti-feminism etc...)
[5...] Keep confidential, and MUST follow our encyclopedia.
We consider the applicant having advantages if:
[1...] Having knowledge of scriptwriting (e.g. writing character's dialogue, internal mind)
[2...] Writing eBook experience, able to fit visually 13-15 words every line, without using a very long paragraph.
** The tentative commencement is start of July, deadline is 1 to 1.5 months after commencement.
There are 2-3 milestones for payment.
Applicant can also introduce your abilities and show your previous works for my consideration.
** Sending us the aforesaid translation sample is a MUST for my consideration.