Everybody likes a discount because discounts knock off some of that retail markup and make buying easier. Markdown is a writing system that is like getting a discount on writing content that will be published in html.
Whether it's fiction or fact, historical or hysterical, prosaic or poetic, if you are a writer, you have a story to tell. Tell it in what you will call, your first draft.
It probably comes as no surprise to anyone familiar with reading on the web that narrow text column widths are preferable to wide ones. Because web designers pay attention to resolutions and screen sizes, most templates are designed so that the active window is the appropriate column width. The length (inch-wise) of an article is more important to the webmaster.
When your fingers do the talking, sometimes they trip over your words and leave your ideas in shambles. That's why it's helpful to establish and use a personal style guide.