TheMusicOrTheMisery - Did you send it to Harry Potter or to Alexis Taylor? Lex is in charge of the sorting now, so you may need to resend it to her.
Lanie - When you are editing, try not to use the return key. If you can see the <br> tags, delete them.
Oppungo - Avatars cannot be larger than 19k. Files saved as .jpg are almost always too large. Try saving the file as a .gif, or if you have an image editing program try using the "save for web" option. That will compress it as much as possible.