EST. | 2015

Proofreading, sub-editing and copy-writing services on the Sunshine Coast




Revamp, reinvigorate, or even reinvent your message. Word for Word will inject new life into old material, or create something fresh and engaging, from SEO copy for websites, to press releases, to newsletters, to advertorials.

Proofreading and editing are also part of the exceptional service offered to ensure your message, ethos or advertisement has the most positive impact.

Contact Victoria McGuin for more information and competitive rates.

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Victoria is the editor of the Hinterland Times newspaper in Queensland, after writing, sub-editing and proofreading for the paper since July 2014. She was a founding member and the first arts editor of The Big Issue newspaper in London in the '90s. She writes on news, business, education, lifestyle and the arts.

To see a recent interview with Victoria, visit the link below:


“Victoria was one of my original writers and she helped me create the Arts section of The Big Issue. Clever, resourceful, bright and full of curiosity, she was a breath of fresh air.” 

Big Issue Founder, Lord John Bird



“Victoria McGuin has the gift of writing. There is no doubt Victoria's talent helped us secure QCPA Best Newspaper in Country Queensland, 2015. 

“Victoria also proof reads our other publication, Rainbow Beach Cooloola Coast Community News, which under her scrutiny, won the QCPA 2016 Journalistic Excellence award. 

“Efficient and creative, Victoria summons headlines and introductions with ease. Victoria interviews clients, including business owners to create interesting pieces, with the right balance in advertorials. 

“Clients applaud her work - many testimonials we receive are due to Victoria's translation of people's tales into engaging stories. Managing deadlines, building relationships within our community and producing high quality content, Victoria is an asset to our team.”

Michelle Gilmore – Owner, Camps Australia Wide (ex-owner/editor Hinterland Times)


"Victoria has shown how her unique writing approach can achieve results beyond that of any ordinary writer.

"Her extraordinary grasp for detail and factual accuracy and style combines to give her work that extra special lift."

Phil Ryan, Managing Director, Storm Productions London