The Black Star (Art & Story #1, 1976)
James D. Denney self-published 'Elfland Chronicles' in 1975. He was the editor and art director of Story & Art, The Magazine of Fantasy Art and Literature in 1976. For this magazine he wrote and drew the SF epic 'The Black Star'. He then published books like 'Myrrh' (1981) through Art & Story Publications.
James D. Denney most likely the same person as the fantasy writer Jim Denney. Denney is a freelance writer and has published more than 60 books. He has been writing full-time since 1989, and has authored fiction and nonfiction for both adults and children. Jim Denney is the author of books like 'Answers to Satisfy the Soul' and the 'Timebenders' science-fiction series. He has collaborated with Pat Williams on several books, including 'Go for the Magic!', 'How to be like Jesus' and 'The Three Success Secrets of Shamgar'.