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Writers: What's the worst thing that could have happened to you in high school?


Here’s to a creative writing week. And, on a personal note: Here's to the Butler Bulldogs. (Maybe if they win the NCAA championship tonight, anyone who still has outstanding journalism degree loans will be absolved?)

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WRITING PROMPT:
Back to School

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



In your opinion, it was always the worst thing that could have happened
to you in high school—and it’s happening to you at the high school
reunion right now.

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