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Japanese Translation for a Visual Language Ebook
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  • Posted: Wed, Jan 09, 2013
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  • Start: Mon, Jan 14, 2013
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We are looking for somebody with a curious, inventive mind, who writes beautifully in English.

A Japanese author and myself have been translating his book on a visual language he invented, from Japanese to English.

This book was, in fact, published as a hard-copy book, 40 years ago, in Japanese. We have another 38 pages to go, but need extra help. The pages are mostly images, few words.

If this work interests you, I will send the English manuscript we have translated so far, and the rest of the Japanese scans, for you to evaluate the job.

If we work together, I will be available by Skype to clarify any places where the original Japanese text is unclear. You will be able to do a beautiful job.

I will probably have to edit your work, to match the tone of the first part of the book. Thats easy.

We are looking for somebody who loves words, and somebody we love to work with. There are other international projects waiting to be done with this Author.
He is a rather famous graphic ...

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