Sara Kincaid was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She grew up loving to read and write and spent a lot of her childhood dreaming up stories and imagining new worlds. She began writing her own stories in first grade using her toddler-age cousins as the stars. She wrote her first novel-length work during her junior year of high school.
Sara chose to continue studying the craft of writing and majored in creative writing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. A master’s degree in literature soon followed. During that time, Sara focused her studies on Gothic literature, a genre that consistently inspires her own work.
Sara’s writing is characterized by beautiful words and images and her work has often been described as poetic. She loves crafting sentences and focuses not only on the definition of a word when she writes, but on the cadence and feel of a word down to the letters that comprise it.
Today, Sara reads stories from every category and follows her own characters into new worlds, genres and experiences. Her writing spans literary fiction, historical fiction—with a thread of magical realism—and fantasy/speculative fiction.
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Photo Credit: Whitney Knutson Photography
The Green Lady
1890s Baltimore – Walk the path of John Remington Edgar—lawyer and enthusiastic imbiber of absinthe—as he unravels the mystery behind the murder of Joseph Byron Lewis Jr., the son of his best client and the mortal enemy of his beloved. Read More
A people desperate for salvation. A girl on the run with the power to save them all. Can a boy with a secret past help her embrace her mystical gift? Read more
A story about a winged warrior named Rion.
My most recent blog posts…
Author Encounters: Kate Morton
Attending author events is just another way I connect with the writing community and learn from fellow (way more accomplished) writers. Last week, I listened to the fabulous Kate Morton! Read more
Hello, my name is…
Naming your characters is almost as important as naming a human. For me, it’s one of the most agonizing parts of the character development process. Read more
Symbolism and Themes in Writing
I often get asked how symbols and themes come to be in my writing. People want to know if they happen on purpose or by accident. The answer? A little bit of both! Read more