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
Penny is a survivor. She’s had to be. The world is different now. Unsafe. Humanity has been forced into hiding, locking themselves away from the dangers outside. The dangers lurking within the shadows. Penny has spent her whole life locked away, safe within the walls of an old manor house she shares with hundreds of … Continue reading Read The Log House before anyone else!
Recently I’ve been considering the genre of my novel The Log House. From the moment I began writing, I had always considered it a horror novel. Horror was always what I wrote, after all. Besides, what could a novel about a creepy forest filled with monsterous children be, if not horror? Many things, apparently. Since … Continue reading Post apocalyptic dystopian supernatural thriller horror fiction – the trouble with Genre
Though the first chapter of The Log House is up on the Unbound website, it’s not technically the first scene. Today I thought I’d give you all a sneaky glimpse at the true opening to the story. I hope you enjoy it! The Log House is the story of Penny, a woman abandoned in a forest … Continue reading The Log House – A horror novel set in a deadly forest. Sneak Peek!
When you think about the horror genre there are probably certain things that immediately come to mind. Haunted houses, creaky stairs, flickering light bulbs, they are all common fixtures in the genre. Some of these tropes drive me crazy, and I’ll be talking about them in a later post, but you know what? Some tropes … Continue reading My Favourite Horror Tropes
I recently had a discussion online about what I consider to be “horror fiction”. These days there seems to be genres within genres, and everyone has a different opinion on what constitutes “horror”. I’m going to go over what I would consider horror fiction, but I would love for you all to argue with me … Continue reading What is “horror fiction”? – Why are there so many genres?