Trigger Warnings and Privacy Policy

My books are gory. 

My books contain mature language (read: swearing–LOTS of swearing).

I do not write nice characters and I do not write happy endings. If that is what you are looking for, you are in the wrong place.

Below is a list of all the disclaimers and trigger warnings that I can think of that you, as readers, might find useful. If you do not want to expose yourself to any of the items on these lists, please do not read my books.

I do not support or condone violence or child abuse of any kind. I do not support or condone the sexual abuse of persons of any age, gender, or sexual orientation.

I do not support the cultural or religious appropriation of any kind. The fictional, supernatural characters of The Slaughter Chronicles are inspired by mythology, folklore, and ancient religions from all over the world. They are intended to create an entertaining fictional world, and they are not intended to be an accurate representation of their country or culture. The author respects all cultures and religions.

I do not support animal cruelty. Even if the animal is not “real.”

On to the disclaimers!

At least one of the short fiction and novels in The Slaughter Chronicles contains:

Detailed descriptions of violence and gore.

Mature language.

Physical abuse/trauma.

Manipulation.

Abusive examples of administrative punishment/torture.

Disregard for personal autonomy.

Rude humor.

Varying degrees of sexual content.

Guns/firearms.

Combat/fighting.

Child endangerment.

Child abuse.

Dysfunctional families.

Death.

Peril.

Alcohol and other substance abuse.

In particular, Dead Girl Moon (from Pulling Teeth and Other Stories) contains a reference to child abuse, pedophilia, and children/minors dying under violent circumstances.

And now…the Privacy Policy.

If you voluntarily sign up for Jessa Forest’s newsletter or blog, this site will record your email address. You can refuse to supply personal information, but that will exclude you from certain related activities such as receiving newsletters, blogs, and free offers. When subscribers click on a link in one of my emails or fill out a form, the site may record this information (see below how this information is used).

Subscribers may unsubscribe at any time. You may ask for all your data to be deleted at any time.

If you enter a giveaway, your email address is collected. If you win a physical prize, you will be asked to give your name and physical address.

This website may collect non-personal information about visitors when they interact with the site. This information may include the browser name, means of connection to the site, and other non-identifying information.

This website may use “cookies” to enhance the visitor experience. Typically, cookies may be placed on visitors’ hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Visitors may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to send an alert when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the site may not function properly.

Newsletter and blog subscribers’ names and emails will only be used for receiving the newsletters, the blog, or communication from Jessa Forest.

Giveaway entrants will be sent emails only about the giveaways unless they also signed up for the newsletter or blog.

Subscriber information is never shared with a third party. The only exception is that email addresses may occasionally be used to create lookalike audiences for online marketing. This in no way distributes the emails or signs, subscribers, up to any other services.

Sometimes Jessa Forest will include third-party links through email or on the website. These sites have their own policies and you should read those before subscribing or purchasing from them.

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Many thanks to mybookcave.com for providing a sample privacy policy for authors to use!