“The reason 99% of all stories written are not bought by editors is very simple.
Editors never buy manuscripts that are left on the closet shelf at home.”
Mission Statement: To provide a professional and proficient editing service that will ultimately produce marketable literary work for our clients. U Can Mark My Word strives to satisfy their clients, while giving honest feedback, unbiased opinions, and constructive criticism in order for the client’s work to be presented to readers in its best form.
“Thank your readers and the critics who praise you, and then ignore them.
Write for the most intelligent, wittiest, wisest audience in the universe:
Write to please yourself.”
Welcome! Before reading any further, commend yourself on a job well done. After much time of pounding away on the computer’s keyboard, sacrificing hours of sleep and time with your loved ones, and maybe even reaching the point where you thought you were losing your sanity because of the reverberating voices of the characters in your head, you have reached your goal of completing your literary work. (Insert applause here) Now, the real work begins.
“The reader has certain rights. He bought your story. Think of this as an implicit contract. He's entitled to be entertained, instructed, amused; maybe all three. If he quits in the middle, or puts the book down feeling his time has been wasted, you're in violation.”
Selecting an editor is a crucial step towards becoming a published author. By visiting our website, you’ve proven you realize the importance of having your project professionally edited, whether this realization came about as a result of skipping this step with your previous work or knowing someone whose work is suffering because they failed to seek this service. If you’re passionate about your writing, then it’s only natural to want to entrust your work to an editor who is just as passionate about their job. Well, you’ve found a company who possesses such passion.
In comparison to how a properly maintained automobile can transport you to the places you want to go, it’s probable that a fine-tuned manuscript can take you far on your literary journey. With competitive pricing and flexible payment arrangements, U Can Mark My Word makes editing attainable for mainstream and self-published authors, as well as publishing companies and individuals looking to get an edge on their competition. Take a look at the type of work and genres accepted below.
• Query Letters
• Contemporary Fiction
• Urban Fiction
• Christian Fiction and Non-Fiction
Textbook and thesis editing is NOT being offered at this time.
By now, you may be eager to get things started and curious as to how long the process will take.
The turnaround time depends on the current workload of the editor and the nature of request. However, a desired date of completion can be submitted when filling out the submission form located on the Contact page. If your request is unable to be met, you will be provided with the contact information for another editor who may be able to assist you with your project.
If your project requires services not listed here, please contact us directly at (412) 377-9240 or
. Business hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Weekend calls will be accepted by appointment only, unless you’re an established client whose work is presently being edited.
U Can Mark My Word awaits the opportunity to assist you with making your project one that will be an enjoyable read for those who support you and your work. Remember, if you’re not willing to invest in your work, how can you expect anyone else to?
Still not convinced that U Can Mark My Word can get the job done? Then take a moment to read the testimonials of our clients and become a believer.