Friday, December 27, 2019

Feeling Sheepish with Elspeth Futcher


Elspeth Futcher was a member of the Blood-Red Pencil from 2010 to 2018. She is a playwright and a bestselling author of murder mystery games. Elspeth's humorous 'Writing Sheep' posts were a favorite here as well as appearing in the European writers' magazine Elias.

Elspeth's latest releases

Tension is high inside the big white tent because it’s time for this year’s bakers to face judgment and elimination. But wait! Stop those timers! Our esteemed judge, Shaw G. Bottom has just been discovered dead in the judge’s tent. The bread round just turned into the dead round.

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall…but no! Humpty didn’t fall. He was pushed!

Which of these familiar fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters is the perpetrator? Can you solve this scrambled case?

Every member of Griffin Patrol was having a good time on their current camping trip … until Peg Puller didn’t show up when the dinner gong sounded. She was discovered in her tent … dead! Who killed Peg Puller?

Which Guide lied?

Elspeth's Writing Sheep

Elspeth's Writing Sheep
October's Visit to the Writing Sheep
The Lighter Side of Editing
Shear Your Darlings
Pay Attention!
Shakespearean Writing Encouragement
Your Writing Style: Are You a Lion or a Lamb?
Writers Write
Dialogue Tips from the Writing Sheep

Elspeth's top three posts at the Blood-Red Pencil

6 Questions NOT to ask a Writer
On My Mind...Avoiding Distractions
10 Lies You Might Tell Yourself While Editing



Connect with Elspeth on Twitter at @elspethwrites or on Facebook at Elspeth Futcher, Author.

1 comment :

  1. I miss the sheep and I miss you. Elspeth. Your posts were always fun and inspirational.

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