Life isn't easy as a Headwriter but rarely does one admit it. In a post on her blog (Dish With Dena) Days of Our Lives' Headwriter Dena Higley admits that not even Headwriters get what they want all the time.
I had a crappy week at work. I don’t know how else to describe it. For anyone who thinks I just make stuff up for DAYS and it’s perfectly realized on the TV screen, I’ve got a flash for you… I strike out more than I hit. So many times I’ll work out a story only to have it axed. It’s not that I think I’m always right. But sometimes the rejection and the sense of “fighting City Hall” is just exhausting emotionally, physically and (worst of all) mentally.
Be sure to check out the blog for more on Dena Higley's family and the graduation of one of her children. Kudos to her for sharing her life and work with the fans.