Days of Our Lives is temporarily down one head writer. Multiple sources have confirmed co-head writer Dena Higley has taken a leave of absence from the soap opera citing personal reasons. Higley and Josh Griffith were brought in to write the soap opera's 50th anniversary storylines. They replaced the head writing team of Gary Tomlin and Chris Whitesell.
There's no word on when Higley is set to resume her duties. I'm hearing Sony is considering bringing on someone from sister soap The Young and the Restless' writing team to assist Griffith in helming the soap opera's storytelling.