ink_daughter - Your question had already been answered in the FAQ.
Once again, when you add your favorite story or author, the story or author will NOT automatically appear on your favorites list. When you click the link, you will be led to a page where you are encouraged to write a few words about your favorite story or author. At the bottom of this page, there is a Submit button. Press the button and leave the comment box empty if you wish. Your story or author will be added to your favorites listed only when you press that Submit button.