i think it illistrates how a site can claim to be "the" place for creative writers, then imediately construct a set of rules that restrict creativity,.... perhaps they think were all in training to run for political office, in which case any answer that uses the maximum amt of wods while giving no real answer gets the prize,... creative vaguery.
"too promotional" "sub standard",... what are these labels and who defines them?
hemmingway woulda got his adds jerked here, so would stienbeck, so would sinclair lewis,... but then again, non of them will be remembered for writing self help pages about how tro loose 10 lbs in 10 days while removing the stains from your best shirt and winning your clingy demanding girlfriend back....
but they will all be remembered,... unlike the authors of those litterary wonders.
was that answer long enough,.... i think it clearly demonstrates that less is often more.
all wanted to say was,.......