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I don't know if anybody still follows me, really, but one thing I really hate about online people is that they sometimes disappear without a trace and I don't even know if they're still alive.

I'm still alive.

A few years ago, I was worried that I wouldn't be able to make a decent living with my skill set. I mean, sure, I can write - but how many writers live off their books, you know?

I got lucky, eventually, and I landed a few English to Romanian translation gigs for various self-help, personal development books. It was a bit funny, since I'm a fairly cynical person who doesn't believe in that sort of thing, but I did my best and it went well.

I then landed a few Romanian to English translation gigs for fiction, which was a step up.

And in 2014, I got recruited as a freelance translator for one of *the* biggest video gaming companies out there. I've been working for them ever since and it's amazing, it's got that blend of creativity and madness and fun and teamwork that I can't help but love. 

Incidentally, it's a demanding job, which sucks most of my time and creativity away. I'm also currently living with The Guy, who takes up more of my time with more awesomeness. I'm happy, but I no longer write as much as I used to. It's a bit hard to bugger off into a quiet corner and do my writing thing when there's someone around and I'm not anywhere near a quiet corner.

When we were in school, we were told that geniuses write their works in "solitude and pain" - I'm not sure I agree with the "pain" bit, but I'm starting to get the "solitude" bit.

I love my new life, but sometimes I resent it a little for not leaving much room for other things I love.

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TheOtherSarshi

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:bulletgreen:I proofread texts for Project Gutenberg on Distributed Proofreaders. It's fun. Consider this pimping.
:bulletgreen:I translate from Romanian to English and the other way around, if anybody's interested in my services. (I've been hired as a translator before)

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Melrose437 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015
Wow, I just got here from Fanfiction and then Archives of Our Own since I missed your story Humble Shopkeeper  and I wanted to check out if you were still active. I guess real life got in the way like it does most of the time and that's why not much has been updated.

Oh well I hope you are well and that you might come back and entertain us with some fanfictions if you have the time :)
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TheOtherSarshi Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2015
Hi! Oh God, it's been forever since I uploaded a new chapter *anywhere*.

Real life really did get to me. All's good with me, except for the fact that I'm one overly busy translator who's behind on her original stories, too. If I don't post here every few months, you may assume an editor strangled me from sheer frustration.

Thanks for the concern! :hug: I never planned on being one of those disappearing authors one keeps encountering on ff.net and Ao3, but I guess I ended up being one anyway :(
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Felanore Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
And another birthday already? Jeez. Don't you know getting older is so last year, dahling?

Well, it is, and I won't have it for you. Nonono. I insist.

Here's a formula to stop time. It's only side-effect is absolutely-irreversible and otherwise permanent death but, you know what they say dahling, beauty may fade but good looks are forevah.

... What do you mean it's the other way around? Oh, dear. This is probably bad.
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TheOtherSarshi Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015
:)) Now, *that* was one of the funnest things I've read this birthday. Thanks! 
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Felanore Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
;D I'm so very glad I could help. Thank you for being amazing, as always.
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peppermintquartz Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015
Hi hi, PQ here from the good old days of ffdotnet :3 how have you been? Was wondering if you're on Twitter, would love to chat more frequently w you.
I'm kt_adrienne if you wanna add me. Happy to see you still v active here!
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TheOtherSarshi Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015
I'm far from very active here :)) Or on Twitter, for that matter. But if you want to add me, I'm Sarshi over there. I've followed you.
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014   Writer
:iconblinkthanksfavplz: ... :)
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hueco-mundo Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great time! Airborne 
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Betuwefotograaf Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wishing you a very happy birthday
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