Scott William Carter

Scott William Carter is the author of Wooden Bones and The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys, which was hailed by Publishers Weekly as a “touching and impressive debut.” His short stories have appeared in dozens of popular magazines and anthologies, including Analog, Ellery Queen, Realms of Fantasy, and Weird Tales. He lives in Oregon with his wife and two children. Visit him at

Books by this Author

Wooden Bones
The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Treat every reader as if they are the only one you have.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I won my elementary school's Lego building contest in third grade. I don't think I'll ever top that.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Thinking about writing for money.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I move with the speed of a ninja.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. I'll go with cauliflower.  If I'm going to eat it every day, I'll end up hating it, so I might as well start with someting I already hate.

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