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!
First things first – my debut novel, The Log House, was officially fully funded in December 2016. That means it's official. The novel will happen, and that is all because of you. So thank you from the bottom of my heart. Since then, I have been working with many fantastic editors and proofreaders to get … Continue reading A brief update on my debut horror novel – The Log House
What follows is a 100% true account of something that happened to me as a child. I know, how many ghost stories begin with “but this totally happened”? Far too many, I’m sure. But this did happen. And whether it has a logical answer or not, whether it’s scary to you or not, it freaked … Continue reading My true ghost story.
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!
Horror stories are wonderful. Horror stories you’re not sure are fake are even better. Everyone has heard at least one. That story that happened to your brother’s friend’s cousin. That story that could happen to you. Urban legends have existed for centuries and I love reading all about them. I have my favourites though, and … Continue reading Urban legends to keep you awake at night
I spend a lot of time commuting. A lot of time. Around 10 hours a week, actually, and there are only so many times you can stare at the same road before you think – “Damn, I wish I was creeped out right now.” I started my podcast journey with Welcome to Night Vale. I’d heard about … Continue reading Audio Horror – My top five podcasts
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
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