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Official editor recruitment post~

Posted on 2010.07.06 at 11:12
I was intending to email those of you who had expressed an interest in editing this project, but then I realized that a number of people had contacted me in ways that prevented me from emailing them directly. Thus, here we go with a public post.


R.O.D. Light Novels Translation Project Editor
Primary Duties
--regularly emailing/messaging me to prod me into translating more
--emailing/messaging me again when I ignore you the first time
--providing neutral feedback on standardizing translations of terms/names/idioms
--catching English grammatical errors that I miss from my brain trying to bridge two insane languages

These tasks could theoretically be crowd-sourced, but (1) that is a stupid term, and (2) responding to one person going "hey, this part is kind of vague; what was the original text here?" is a lot easier than doing that with a dozen incoming requests; for greater fidelity to the original text, a single editor is the way to go. (It's also a lot easier to tell a faceless crowd vs a single editor to go buzz off when I want to play Borderlands. We want to avoid this.)

--a solid grasp on English grammar
--tolerance for potentially having emails/messages dodged
--ability to commit to this until the 1st book is done at the very least (how long that would be depends on the strength of your whip-cracking arm)

--getting to read new pages before everyone else
--ensuring that new pages are actually being translated for you to read
--the consumable item of your choice if you are ever in the Boston area


Those who feel they are up to the task, plz comment below. Make certain your comment is linked to an email or PM-able account of some sort. If more than one person comments, we shall begin The Trial of the Editor, using my secret methodology.


ETA: Deadline for signups will be Monday morning, as I will be offline until then.

Later... PoolPost now closed!


(Anonymous) at 2010-07-07 02:47 (UTC) (Link)

Editor Position

I would like to help you if i can you can reache me through the baka fourm my name there is wolfpup.
(Anonymous) at 2010-07-07 02:50 (UTC) (Link)

Re: Editor Position

ps you can leave me a pm there
(Anonymous) at 2010-07-08 18:50 (UTC) (Link)


Okay, my e-mail is dana6133@aol.com; I can make a LJ account if that helps you at all. Thanks for consideration
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