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Proofreader required for English > German fiction translation
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I am looking for a proofreader to work with me on a series of English to German translations of my romance novels and novellas.

Ideally, I require someone who is able to read and compare the English edition to the German edition of the book and correct any mistakes without losing my author voice / changing the content of the book. The German translation should be a close interpretation of the original, and I require someone who can ensure that, and also that the book reads as well as in German as it did in English.

At the moment, I have several translations lined up for a series of novellas and novels. A breakdown of their length is as follows:
Book 1 - 32,500 words
Book 2 - 36,000 words
Book 3 - 56,000 words
Book 4 - 40,500 words

I would like quotes based on the length of each book if possible. I work on a book by book basis, so we would begin with just the one book and continue each one as a new job.

If these four books prove a success, I will be translating another se...

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