This is the post for nominating stories in the Special Categories. I have made threads for each of the following categories:
Favorite Story featuring a New Author (author a member of Many Paths to Tread for six months or less)
Favorite Story with a Holiday Theme
Favorite Illustration of a story by an artist
Please nominate by commenting to the appropriate thread below. Comment with the name of and link to, the story, and with the name of the author. All stories must be posted at Many Paths to Tread, and fit the other eligibility requirements stated in the Rules. You may make one nomination per category.