so you know what ur doing?
Well, you wrote a confession, and you have asked and answered some questions. What problem are you encountering when you try to write a story? Maybe one of us can help you through it.
EP stands for Evil Professor. It lured you in with the idea of something marvellous, only to slap you in the face with a broken submit button. Now it's standing in the shadows, laughing at your misfortune. Or something like that, who knows.
Just be a little patient, it's nothing serious. Just a minor bug in the system, they'll fix it sooner or later. Pretty sure you can still publish stories as a blog for the time being, convert them to actual stories when the bug has been fixed.