This is the first in a series of blogs that deal with the question, “Where do you get your ideas?” The short answer: From lots of places! There are many things in my personal background that have led to the stories I write. My Stories Behind the Story blogs will talk about those stories and […]
Archive | April, 2013
Opening the first pages of this novel, it wasn't long until I was ten, then twenty pages in and unaware of the time that had passed. The author is a masterful storyteller. She accomplishes something amazing for a first time novelist. The writing moves along at a fantastic pace; I was never bored. But the story is crafted like the precious gems she writes about into a perfect balance of action and depth. The genre is fantasy but each character evolves believably layered. Five star read! Martha Gilstrap is an author to watch. I am excited to see what she pens next.