Dianne Wadsworth

I am a professional freelance proofreader. I proofread for publishers, self-publishing authors, ESL students, small to medium-sized businesses and website developers throughout Australia.

Why not to rely on your software package’s spellchecker …

Although many software packages contain spellcheckers caution should be exercised when using them: They may not be based on the type of spelling you are aiming for. Australian English, UK English and US English all have different variations of spellings of the same word They do not pick up words that, although of the correct …

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A week in the life of Gumhill Proofreading…

Monday My Top 5 takeaway tips from a recent Business Marketing Workshop: Marketing is all about the customer Have a business plan Have a marketing plan Consistency of brand are key Trial new things Tuesday Editing and proofreading are vital steps which occur when publishing your written work (whether in hard copy or online). Otherwise, …

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Self-publishing authors – did you know?

Did you know that Gumhill Proofreading proofreads manuscripts for Australian self-publishing authors? I have experience in many areas of fiction and nonfiction including memoirs, self-help books, business strategies, YA fiction, biographies, romance and New Age materials. The list of self-publishing authors that I have assisted are numerous and I can supply details upon request. Please …

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Australian Publishers – did you know?

Did you know that I proofread manuscripts for Australian publishers? I have experience in many areas of fiction and nonfiction including: memoirs, self-help books, business strategies, YA fiction, biographies, romance and New Age materials. The list of publishers that I have assisted are numerous and I can supply details upon request. Please feel free to …

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Gumhill Proofreading’s working day

Well, allowing for Melbourne’s fickle weather patterns, first thing on the list (after breakfast of course!) is walking the dog. This gives me a clear head to start the day. Next is having a project to proofread. This can vary from a memoir, fiction or non-fiction book, website copy to a business document or a …

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Proofreading services Australia.

Forming a long-term relationship with our clients The best way to continue providing excellence in your business is to form a long-term relationship with your clients. Over time this gives them a clearer picture of you. They know that when you say you will do something that you actually do it. For instance, people talk …

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Gumhill Proofreading has been nominated for a business award!

Yes! An anonymous person has nominated my business for a category in a National Business Awards. How wonderful and what an honour. It’s great to know that the proofreading service that I provide for my clients has not gone unnoticed. Dianne WadsworthI am a professional freelance proofreader. I proofread for publishers, self-publishing authors, ESL students, …

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Gumhill Proofreading announces new website!

Today we’re launching our revised website. Feel free to look around and provide any feedback to dianne@gumhillproofreading.com.au Hello everyone! Did you know that Gumhill Proofreading has launched a revised website about the Proofreading Service that I offer? It is still a work in progress and there are a few more minor changes to be made …

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Why not to rely on a program’s spellchecker

Although many software packages contain spellcheckers caution should be exercised when using them: They may not be based on the type of spelling you are aiming for. Australian English, UK English and US English all have different variations of spellings of the same word They do not pick up words that, although of the correct …

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