In August we asked folks to submit their best tales or fictional stories that have a new beginnings theme. More than 150 writers sent in their short essays. We've whittled it down to our five favorites, but now we need your help selecting a winner. Here's how you can help:
Read the five finalists listed below then cast your vote in the comments section in any of the posts for this competition (you can comment on this post or on your favorite story, whichever you prefer). Deadline to vote is October 1, 2012. Over vote per registered user.
The more votes the better, so feel free to spread the word on your favorite social network with something like this:
Help @WritersDigest pick a winner for its Write It Your Way competition - http://bit.ly/NMGmn7
Award-winning writers start somewhere. Why don't you start with us. Click here for a list of upcoming Writer's Digest writing competitions.