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
Hello everyone! It’s been a little while, I know. The great news is, my horror novel The Log House is over halfway funded! This is completely amazing and I am blown away by all the support, but there is still a ways to go. Therefore, I thought I would set up a fun little challenge. In honour of … Continue reading Fancy a spooky story to listen to this Halloween?
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!
Crowdfunding is the new trend in publishing. It enables an author to raise the funds for publication and develop an audience. It also enables readers to backs the books they want to see published, helping to shape the publishing industry. Unbound is one of many publishers who run via a crowdfunding model, and they’ve had … Continue reading 5(+1) books that you can help to publish – And there’s a genre for everyone! @unbounders
I have always been fascinated by morally ambiguous characters. Villains, anti-heroes and anti-villains have always been my favourite characters to read, watch and write. There’s something fun and more human about them. Typical heroes are easy to work out – they do what is right, for the good of all. But that’s not always the … Continue reading The Log House – My characters, and why none of them are good people.
I am now several weeks into crowdfunding my horror novel with Unbound. There have been highs, lows and everything in between. First the highs. I am over a quarter of the way to my funding target. So many people have believed in me enough to support my novel and I am so so grateful! Somebody … Continue reading My novel progress – Editing and self doubt
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