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Do musicians make better transcribers?

Whenever I begin to transcribe, I always feel a surge of energy that goes from fingertips to brain, and the words flow from the instructor's speech into the transcript. I also get this feeling when I press my fingers down on the violin, pull the strings with my bow and create music...

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Why go to conferences?

"They are worth it just for the networking opportunities," said Jodi Tobin, a staff transcriber at Ohio State University. "There are a lot of contract transcribers out there that can feel isolated, and having TypeWell conferences provides us with...

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