The world I’ve created for Elegy: The black Diamond and other stories is as diverse as I know how to write it–and that’s a large part of what made it so much fun to write. I have a whole world to play with! The various cultures and societies each have their own way of life, […]
Archive | May, 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.