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1. What is markmythoughts.com all about?

Markmythoughts.com is a portal where you can write and save all your essays, stories, poems etc. and access them for your lifetime. It is your own book on the web. A book that never gets lost, never gets dumped in a trash can, never gets torn, and never gets washed off in the rain. You can even cherish your writings when you grow up. And when you grow up and have a family of your own, you can share it with your kids too.

2. Who can sign up on the site?

Anybody who loves to write can sign up on markmythoughts.com. We have kids/students, in particular, in mind. But if any of the adults feel that they have a child within them, they all are also welcome to write at markmythoughts.com.

3. Can my articles be read by other people?

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4. Is it necessary for me to have my own email id?

It’s well and good if you do have your own valid email id. However, if not then you can put in your parent’s active email id. The email id will be used to send emails to you regarding new topics, events etc. A verification email will also be sent to you on this email id after you register with us. After you activate your account by clicking on the link provided in the verification mail, only then your account will be active and ready to use.

5. Can I read my articles anytime and from anywhere?

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6. Will these articles be there on the site always?

Yes, forever.

7. Do I have to pay anything to be a registered user on markmythoughts.com?

No. User registration is absolutely free for now and forever.

8. Can I access my articles even after I become an adult?

Yes, you can.

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After you fill up and submit your user registration form on www.markmythoughts.com, we send you an email immediately at the email id that you have filled up in the registration form. This is the verification mail. It contains a welcome message from www.markmythoughts.com and an activation link. You have to click on this link in order to activate your account.

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You will definitely get a verification mail from www.markmythoughts.com if you have filled up a valid email id in your registration form. We send you a mail as soon as you submit your user registration form on the site. So login to your email account immediately after submitting the registration form, look for the verification mail from markmythoughts, open the email and click on the activation link in the email to activate your account.

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