Posted by Meg
He meant that folks should ward something (i.e. a person, place or thing), but fans took this to mean make your own ward symbol that will guard against any noun.
This resulted in an accidental mini-contest of its own! We loved seeing what original wards folks came up with and decided to award a prize for our favorite in addition to the regular Warding Contest. The winner? John with his Banishment Ward:
Congrats, John! We will be sending you a brand new Warded Man U.S. hardcover.
Check out these other fun entries as well:
Angela submitted the clever “sexting” ward
Dwanye submitted the adorable allergies ward
Andy got creative with his idea ward
Mia got very literal on Twitter!