Weekend Writing Prompt: Changing the Headline (plus the winners of our book giveaway)

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According to the towering literary liability on my desk (literally several feet high), it’s time to share some WD Interoffice swag books. In the wake of the 20-book challenge issued last Friday, per the low-fi Promptly methodology, the names of all the authors who wrote stories went into the magic hat, and four emerged--Nathan Honoré, Dare Gaither, Laura M. Campbell and Jo O’Connor.

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As always, thanks to everyone who shared their work! Nathan, Dare, Laura and Jo, when you get a free moment, please send your addresses to me at writersdigest [at] fwmedia [dot] com, and I’ll get your books sent out. The stacks of interoffice books also continue to grow day by day by day, so stay tuned for more swag-offs in the very near future.

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WRITING PROMPT:Editorializing
Feel free to take the following prompt home or post a response (500 words or fewer, funny, sad or stirring) in the Comments section below. By posting, you’ll be automatically entered in our around-the-office swag drawings. If you’re having trouble with the captcha code sticking, e-mail your piece and the prompt to me at writersdigest@fwmedia.com, with “Promptly” in the subject line, and I’ll make sure it gets up.

You’re a newspaper editor, and at the last minute before you send the latest issue to bed, you decide to do it--you're going to change the Page 1 headline.


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