Cover Reveal for The Log House – a horror novel by Baylea Hart

Friends, strangers and all in between, I am so pleased to be able to share with you the cover of my debut novel The Log House - designed by Mecob and published with Unbound. The Log House is a female centred post-apocalyptic horror with a morally questionable protagonist. I hope you enjoy the cover, and … Continue reading Cover Reveal for The Log House – a horror novel by Baylea Hart

Creating your monster – Writing a scary horror creature

To me, the monster is the most important aspect of the horror novel. It's what your protagonist is fighting or fleeing. It gives your novel pace and conflict. But how many times have you picked up a book, invested yourself in the story, only to reach the monster and think... Eh.  When the monster of … Continue reading Creating your monster – Writing a scary horror creature

Starting my publishing journey with Unbound

  I have very exciting, super amazing, brilliant news. My first novel, The Log House, was recently accepted for crowdfunding with Unbound books! To celebrate, I've decided to document my journey to (a hopeful) publication. A dear friend of mine told me about Unbound, a crowdfunding platform specifically for books that puts the power in the hands … Continue reading Starting my publishing journey with Unbound

Step by Step

Kelly does not lift her foot. She does not place it in front of her and shift her weight. Nor does she move her other foot next to the first. But Kelly's feet move anyway. Again she feels her foot rising, ready to inch her forward. She tries to pull it back while it's in mid-air, hovering, … Continue reading Step by Step