Saturday, September 22nd
An Introduction to the Genre
Curious about what it takes to become a thriller writer? Join USA Today bestselling author Carter Wilson for a packed informational workshop on the Do's and Don'ts of this high-stakes genre. Using key learning moments from Carter's 15-year writing career and specific examples from his work, this class offers a behind-the-scenes look at storytelling, character, point of view, plotting versus outlining, editing your manuscript into a breakneck pace, and essential industry wisdom for aspiring thriller writers.
Come with your questions--this session will leave time for plenty of Q&A with the author.
Note: This workshop will be followed by a First Page Critique session with Carter on Saturday, October 6th.
Carter Wilson, a USA Today and #1 Denver Post bestselling author, began his writing career in 2003, when an exercise to ward off boredom during a continuing-education class evolved into a 400-page manuscript. Since then, he has published five award-winning thrillers, including Revelation, The Comfort of Black, and Mister Tender's Girl. His short fiction appears in various publications, most recently the R.L. Stine young-adult anthology Scream and Scream Again. His new novel, The Dead Girl in 2A, is forthcoming from Sourcebooks in 2019. Carter lives with his family in a spooky Victorian house outside of Boulder.