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Best Story Translation Services

Difficulties Encountered in Story Translation

Literary translation doesn’t necessarily have to involve a lengthy piece of literature such as a novel. A story translation is a common type of literary translation that is often performed by translators. Sometimes a short translation of story can be as difficult as a much lengthier book translation as well as novel translation. This is in part due to the art of the short story. A story may often include an odd twist or contain a meaning beyond that which the story conveys on the surface. It is twists and hidden meanings that make short stories so intriguing but that are the easiest thing to lose when translating a story due to cultural differences.

Cultural terms also offer difficulties and fall into several categories:

  • Words or expressions referring to folklore, traditions and mythology: Examples in English include Christmas stocking, touchdown and tag
  • Names of everyday objects, actions and events: English examples of such terms include happy hour, miles, earmuffs
  • Social and historical terms for departments, professions, titles, ranks etc.: Examples in English include provincial, civil and sophomore

Many cultures have traditional stories and fables that are translated into other languages and for it to have the same impact on readers in other cultures the translator must be aware of both the target and source cultures. A story in Spanish translation that ignores cultural differences won’t induce the same feelings in readers.

Our Story Translation Service

We provide story translation services in over 50 languages. Our translators consistently provide accurate translations that are faithful to the original version. A translator assigned to work on a story translation for you will have:

  • Excellent language skills in the source language and complete familiarity with the culture
  • Outstanding language skills in the target language and intimately familiar with the culture. In most instances, the translator will be a native speaker of the target language
  • Outstanding writing skills in the target language
  • Capable of making correlations in cultural terms that will render the most accurate translation
  • Understanding of the subject area: our translators are higher degree holders enabling them to understand the original completely.
  • An understanding of the genre: our experts work within the areas in which they are experienced and have proven themselves to translate story perfectly.
  • Excellent communicators: they will be able to work closely with you to understand your expectations.
  • Great work ethic: they will work quickly and to the highest standards of writing to ensure your full satisfaction

A standard part of our story translation service is a final proofreading to ensure the best possible translation. The translation of story delivered to you will be faithful to the original writers meaning and intent and error free. Not only will it retain the original meaning, it will also have the same emotional impact on readers as the original.

What Genres of Fiction Can We Help You With?

There are many different areas in which your story can be set and our professional story translator is able to support you with them all. We will always pair you with a translator that understands your genre and can deliver the quality that you are looking for. Through our story translation service you will be able to gain support with all of the following genres of stories:

  • Horror: one of the most popular types of fiction dealing with the macabre we have writers that will be able to help you to maintain the suspense and horror within your writing.
  • Science Fiction: often combining real science and huge amount of vision this area can be a difficult one to translate and may often need technical expertise to reflect your ideas faithfully.
  • Fantasy: from teen wizards to battles over imaginary kingdoms this genre is highly popular and one in which there are many challenges for translation when you invent whole new cultures and worlds.
  • Historical fiction: taking real facts or historical settings as a basis for your novel is great way to get started on a book that can be highly original and engaging. Our experts will be able to help you get your book translated perfectly.
  • Mystery and suspense: our translators will ensure that you will be able to use descriptive words and phrases that will have just as much impact in your target language as the source.
  • Children’s Books: we are able to help you to maintain the same level of understanding in your target language to maintain the interest of your target audience.

We Offer a Full Range of Literary Translations

We don’t just offer a story translation service. We can offer you a comprehensive service that deals with all forms of literary works. With our support you can the help that you need to translate all of the following types of literature:

  • Poetry: from riming free form writing to more strictly controlled forms, poetry offers significant challenges for translation. We use experts that have many years of experience in this area.
  • Non-Fiction works: we can provide you with fully qualified experts in the area of your writing that will have the knowledge to correctly understand and translate your work.
  • Drama: we can provide you with support to translate and localize all forms of drama such as stage plays.
  • Media: from websites to movies we have experienced translators that are qualified to support you fully.

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The Best Online Short Story Translation Service

We strive to ensure we provide the best story translation service available in every way. The quality of service doesn’t stop at providing outstanding story translations. Other benefits of using our service include:

  • Guarantees of complete customer satisfaction, high-quality translations and on time delivery for every translation we provide
  • Affordable rates that are competitive with any in the industry without lowering the quality of our translations
  • Fast and easy online order and payment process you can have with best online translation
  • Around the clock live customer support 24/7 to address any concerns or questions you may have

For the best online story translation service, contact us for a first-rate story translation that is accurate and faithful to the original text.

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