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Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Pendulum all about?

The Pendulum is a project aimed at stirring up the skill among young writers targeting those with the talent and God given gift of writing through providing an audience for their articles, among other options.

Who is the target audience?

The target audience is the youth aged between thirteen (13) to forty-five (45) years. However, anyone who has an interest and a passion in writing can be a part of The Pendulum.

What kind of articles does The Pendulum publish?

All kinds of articles can be accommodated for as long as they are ethically and morally sound. These articles can have varied topics.

How do members benefit from The Pendulum?

  1. If a member is a writer, they get free publicity for their articles and exposure to other writers as well as editors looking for writers.
  2. If a member is an article critique, The Pendulum avails them with a vast majority of article to write their comments about.
  3. Generation of points. As a reward for activity, whenever members comment or have their articles commented about, they generate points. These points can then be cashed in for money when the articles reach a particular threshold.

What does it take to be a member of The Pendulum?

All it takes is to create an account on the website and you will be considered a member on The Pendulum. The account is FREE.

How do I create an account on The Pendulum?

On the home page and on the top right corner below the top menu bar is a login section. Below this section is a link titled “Create FREE account”.

Follow this link to supply the required data. After successful creation, an activation link will be sent to the email supplied. Follow the activation procedure and the account will be in operation. To harness the features of The Pendulum, you have to login.

How do I post my articles on The Pendulum?

Step 1: Log on to your account

To log on to your account; supply your email and password in the Log in section OR Follow the Log In link either at the top of the page or at the bottom menu.

Step 2: Go To the “My Articles” section.

To go to the “My Articles” section, follow the My Articles link either on the top or bottom menu. These links appear after successfully logging on to your account. In the “My Articles” section, click on “Post an article”, fill in the required data and then click post.

What can I do with my articles after posting them?

1. Editing your articles.

To edit your article, follow the “edit” link beside the article of choice. After making the required changes, click on “Update”.

2. Controlling whether the articles are displayed on the website or not.

To control whether your articles are displayed on the website or not, follow the “Display Status” link along your article title. When your article is displayed on the website, the “display status” link shows as “displayed”. When your article is not displayed

Deleting the articles you do not need. This is done by following the “delete” link next to the respective article in the “My Articles” section. When the articles are deleted, they go to the “My Trash” section. The “My Trash” section is accessed via the link on the sub-menu in the “My Articles” section. To delete the articles completely, go to the “My Trash” section.