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Stories Behind the Story – #2

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, […]

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Stories Behind the Story – #1

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 […]

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Elegy: The Black Diamond

PUBLISHED! Elegy: The Black Diamond by Martha Gilstrap   Master gemsman Shay Bladen had a perfect life until betrayal forced him away from the remains of his home. He flees with nothing but an heirloom battleaxe created from single black diamond. With nothing but a cryptic note, he searches for answers among the bloodstone pillars […]

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