My Retirement From World Castle Publishing

Serina Hartwell - Author of The Hidden Saga

Serina Hartwell – Author of The Hidden Saga

Monday 5th October 2015 brought a very sad ending and a scary beginning to a new journey. I retired from World Castle Publishing and set out on the path to being an Indie Author.

I would like to thank Karen Fuller of World Castle Publishing for believing in me enough to publish my work. To Maxine Horton Bringenburg, for editing my first book, Hidden. Eric R. Johnston and Jeff LaFerney, for mentoring me and giving me the confidence to become an author. Sheldon Townsend and Denise Bush, I am so grateful to you for all the hard work you put into the promoting, Hidden. I really appreciated your assistance.

My time at World Castle has taught me so much and introduced me to so many other talented authors. I’ve made some wonderful friends along the way and will never forget my time there. A huge thank you to everyone who has kept me afloat when I’ve felt down, who’ve supported me when I’ve been stuck and who’ve shown me the way forward and had fun with me along the way. There are too many of you to mention, but you know who you are. There are so many hard working people in this industry who don’t receive the recognition they deserve. I admire you all and you’ve all taught me different things, but most of all to believe in myself and be determined.

Today, I set out heading for a new horizon. Who knows where I will end up next, but when we ask the Heavens for their help, the heavens have a funny way of replying, so hop on board, step into my world and let me take you on a journey…

Serina Hartwell – Author of The Hidden Saga

Hear My Voice

Hear My Voice

Hear My Voice

I stand amongst the crowd and holler out

To be heard

By the many that

Stand before me

My voice is lost

To the clatter and din

I’m surrounded by a sea

Of people, I drown, I’m lost

Forever afloat

Looking for that island

That will support me


One person turns around to face me

To listen intently

To watch my every move

My whisper changes to a shout

Calling to him in the crowd

More turn to face me, as I speak

My words come tumbling out

Sand caresses my feet beneath me

As I look down

My island beneath, all along

I hold my head up high

Once more

And call out to the throng

By Serina Hartwell

Author of The Hidden Saga

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