Carter Wilson | Thriller Author
Carter Wilson | Thriller Author

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What Scares Me

Back in September I asked you all to suggest a topic for my newsletter, and a reader said they wanted to know what my fears are. Well, number one on that list is a fear of my cat taking over my newsletter (and based on the number of emails I got, Guff has a lot of new...

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Dogz Drool

Hey. It's Guff here. Yeah, you know. The cat of the family. I'm taking over the blog post this month because Carter is too busy.Too busy, you ask? What could he possibly be too busy with that would make him delegate the task of writing his monthly blog post to his...

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Halloween Scream Reel 2022

It's November, so that means it's time for the Halloween Scream Reel. I revealed in last month's newsletter that my theme this year was Disco Inferno, so basically I transformed my garage in a dance club located in hell. The main attraction was the...

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Five Years of Cat Pics

I was interviewed the other day in a writers' workshop, and the topic was newsletters. I was asked how long I've been writing mine, and I answered three years. After the workshop, I went to check. And you know what? As of this month, it's been FIVE YEARS. I was...

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The Standalone Thriller

I have eight books published, and they are all standalone thrillers. By standalone, I mean none of my books is part of a series (though The New Neighbor and The Dead Husband have very direct ties to one another.) In case you haven't noticed, series...

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The First Line

Every now and then I'll get asked about writing the opening lines to my novels. How long do you toil over each of those words, making sure they're perfect? How often did you go back and change that first sentence? And how did you decide on the first line of  The New...

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Book Launch Day!

April 12, 2022 Hello, friends. Just a brief newsletter this month to let you know my latest thriller The New Neighbor is out today.  If you haven't already, I encourage you to pick up a copy at your favorite bookstore. If you use an e-reader, well, that works, too....

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ME ME ME ME ME

Authors HATE self-promotion. They despise posting book photos with links to pre-order, loathe telling you about good reviews, and cringe announcing the deal the publisher is running. Most authors are happy with their laptops, sitting in their little writing room,...

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Halloween Scream Reel

For this year's Halloween theme I was going to convert my entire garage into a disco inferno (picture Bee Gees with Satan masks), but decided it was best during a pandemic not to make little kids walk through an enclosed area (next year!). So I went back to...

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What’s Your Thing?

Welcome to October, which is a great time if you're into all things creepy, spooky, or otherwise tinged in darkness. And fortunately I am. You see, apparently it's my thing. We all have a thing, I suppose. Like your aunt in Florida who, for whatever reason, likes...

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