The biggest reason to NOT post stories and etc. The top #1 reason to not share poems,stories,essays,etc. that you wrote online
Why not? If that's not copyrighted, I know, it sucks, but chances are someone's going to steal it, claim it's theirs, and get it published in their name. And get this, YOU won't even know until you go to the bookstore! By then it would be too late. So get it copyrighted, or don't share it!