Carter Wilson | Thriller Author


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Print Interviews/Articles/Guest Posts

“10 Books to Read This Summer”
5280 Magazine
May 2024

Author Interview
The Nerd Daily
April 2024

Guest Article – “POV: It’s About the Author, Not the Story”
Writer’s Digest
April 2024

Guest Article – “The Good, the Bad, and the 80s: On Writing and Nostalgia”
April 2024

Author Profile
Westword Magazine
April 2024

Guest Article – “Carter Wilson Interviewed Hundreds of Writers — Here’s What He Learned From Them”
April 2024

Fanbase Press Interview 
April 2024

SunLit Interview
Colorado Sun, April 2024

Featured Except
Criminal Element, March 2024

Interview with Carter Wilson
Colorado Sun, May 8, 2022

Q&A with Carter Wilson
Criminal Elements, April 2022

“What I’ve Learned Hosting a Writing Podcast”
Crime Reads, April 2022

Luck and Grief Collide in Colorado Writer Carter Wilson’s Latest Thriller
5280 Magazine, April 2022

“A Thriller Writer’s Guide to TV/Movie Viewing”
Writer’s Digest, April 2022 

“Scouting Locations for a Dark Thriller” by Carter Wilson (print only)
Mystery Readers Journal, April 2022

Q&A With Carter Wilson
Author Elevator Series, April 2022 

Carter Wilson on the Art of Standalone Storytelling
Novel Suspects, April 2022 

Author Interview – Carter Wilson
Hasty Booklist, April 2022 

Up Close: Carter Wilson
The Big Thrill, April 2022 

“Erie Author Carter Wilson on His Latest Eerie Book, The Dead Husband
Westword, June 2021

“Why Memory Is the Scariest Thing Of All in a Psychological Thriller Novel”
Writer’s Digest, May 2021 

“Up Close: Carter Wilson”
Big Thrill Magazine, May 2021

“Yes, Crime Writers, You Can Kill the Dog: A Counterpoint”
Crimereads, May 2021 

“A Writer’s Guide to Effective Newsletters”
The Strand Magazine, April 2021 

Meet Carter Wilson: Thriller Novelist
Shout Out Colorado, December 2020 

“Clever Mysteries And Thrillers With Writers At The Center Of The Action”
Ezvid Wiki, July 2019 

“What Draws Carter Wilson to the Dark Side”
Publishers Weekly, July 2019 

“The Potency of Possibility”
Boulder Weekly, July 2019 

“ITW Spotlight: A Death 31,000 Feet Up”
Booktrib, July 2019 

Colorado Bookshelf: The Dead Girl in 2A
5280 Magazine, July 2019 

“Make Violent Scenes Matter”
Writer’s Digest, July 2019

On the Cover: Carter Wilson
The Big Thrill Magazine, July 2019 

“Mystery At Maroon Bells”
Aspen Times Weekly, June 2019

Q & A with Carter Wilson
Don’t Need A Diagram, January 2018

Up Close—Carter Wilson
Big Thrill Magazine, January 2018

Colorado Book Award Winners on the Best Places to Write
Westword, September 2017

“Five movie/television scenes that will inspire your suspense writing”
Strand Magazine, August 2017

Read an excerpt from Slender Man-inspired thriller, Mister Tender’s Girl
Entertainment Weekly, June 2017

“The Only Question You Need
Killer Nashville, April 2017

Q & A with Mark Stevens
Don’t Need a Diagram, December 2016

Following a Dark Path
The Big Thrill, November 2016

“If I Lived What I Wrote, I’d Be In Prison
Killer Nashville Magazine, December 2015

TV/Radio/Podcast Interviews

Colorado Sun Interview
March 2024

Castle Talk Interview
March 2024

Writers Ink Interview
March 2024

Cantina Book Club
March 2024

About the Authors TV
February 2024

Beyond the Trope Podcast
August 2, 2022

CrimeTime Interview with Hank Phillippi Ryan
May 3, 2022

KDVR Television Interview
April 19, 2022

KGNU Radio Interview
April 12, 2022

Interview with Carter Wilson
The Story Blender Podcast featuring Steven James, April 2022

Sticking with Standalones with Carter Wilson
Writers, Ink Podcast, April 2022 

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 301: Interview with Carter Wilson
Author Interview
September 2021

Afterhours at the Radio Bookclub: Carter Wilson – The Dead Husband
Author Interview
June 2021

The Inside Flap: Carter Wilson Discusses The Dead Husband
Author Interview
June 2021

Meet The Thriller Author with Alan Peterson interview
Author Interview
May 2021

Conversation Live! with Cyrus Webb
Author Interview
May 2021

Reading and Writing Podcast
Author Interview
May 2021

The Break It Down Show
Interview with Pete A. Turner
April 2021

Corks & Conversation Podcast
Listen to the whole episode for lots of laughs, insight into writing, and when Carter thinks it might be important to eat a live grasshopper!
April 2021

Thriller Talk Thursday
Lynne Constantine chats with authors J.T. Ellison, Carter Wilson, and Hannah Mary McKinnon
May 2020

Crime Corner Podcast
July 2019

Writer Types Podcast
June 2019

Interview with Carter Wilson
Rachael Herron Podcast, February 2019

Radio Interview with Carter Wilson
Colorado Public Radio
Colorado Matters Show with Ryan Warner, August 2018

Interview with Carter Wilson
Professional Book Nerds Podcast, February 2018

Interview with Carter Wilson
The Story Blender Podcast featuring Steven James, February 2018

Interview with Carter Wilson
Thrillseekers Podcast, February 2018

Publishers Weekly Podcast – A Conversation with Carter Wilson
Publishers Weekly, January 2018

Carter Wilson & Randall Silvis IN CONVERSATION on Authors on the Air
Authors on the Air, May 2017

Interview with Alex Dolan
Thrill Seekers Radio, April 2017

On the Art of Storytelling
Authors on the Air Radio, February 2017