I've been told that ALL stories posted here should be done through an Editor.
As practical as that may sound, it doesn't work for everyone, specifically me. I've tried using an editor and after receiving his comments, I made changes and resubmitted my text to him for a final check. Then there were more comments and another send off of my corrections.
At that time, I was told, pretty much, use someone else. I was told, reading a story more than once was not interesting. Editors here are voluntary and I understand that.
What happens in real life with PAID editors is much different. It's their job!
Also, in real life, editors miss things. I read a published news story today and well, there were errors in it. So nobody's perfect. Especially me!
What I am real tired of is the CRETINS who populate this venue and delight in passing out inappropriately low scores. POX on YOU!
I've seen several real prolific authors here turn off scoring for just that reason. I'm starting to feel that way myself.
I'd think most would believe that a good score for a story is a validification of effort. Unbelievably low scores I can tell you, piss me off.
If that is the intent, like I already said, POX on you and may your danglingly parts wither and die. Go use your right hand for something else than annoying the authors here (and me too!) before there is nothing there for your right hand to play with.
For those so inclined to post hurtfully low scores, read my piece, "Bullet." I'm developing a Spirit clan to hunt you down and HAUNT YOU!!!
You may be able to run, but you can't hide!