Welcome to New Words, a newsletter about writing, translation, and language acquisition.
I am a freelance writer and translator, an adult language learner, and a former high school world language teacher, which means that these topics are inescapably intertwined in my career and creative pursuits. This newsletter is intended to offer a peek behind the scenes as I work, and I hope it will appeal to folks who are interested in blurring the lines between these fields: writers and language teachers curious about translation, for instance, or translators wondering whether to pursue an interest in teaching or writing.
To get us started, I’ll share a bit today about how my experience as a translator prompted me to reengage with fiction writing.
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