Corinne McKay s blog Thoughts on Translation is one of the web s liveliest gathering places for freelance translatorsnow available in book format Wondering whether to charge by the word or by the hour How to receive payments from clients in foreign countries How to write a translation targeted resume It s all in here, in chunks that take just a few minutes to read Corinne McKay is also the author of How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator, the original career how to guide for freelance translators, with over 5,000 copies in print Her practical, down to earth tips are based on her own experience launching and running a successful freelance translation business after a first career as a high school teacher.