2020 almost ends and I am writing this as a look back through the year. 2020 deserves its own essay in my life, written through my point of view without disregarding the hardships that other people may encounter during the year. How was your 2020? Disclaimer: Please note that this essay is my personal account about going through a pandemic as a freelance transcriber. I’m trying extremely hard not to be insensitive of what other people going through during these challenging times. Warning: This is a long damn post The 2020 Pandemic While dealing with the aftermath of the flood,…
Transcribing is fun. I loved every minute of it. Sometimes I indeed get crappy audio recordings, but it’s a part of the job that I have to tackle. It’s September now, so it’s been a year since I decided to become a full-time freelancer. All of that nearly came to a halt when I started suffering from muscle spasms and numbing pains on my wrists. There was a non-stop avalanche of transcription work from Spring 2019 to Fall 2019.