Sara Kincaid

Author, Blogger, Wordsmith

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About

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

Books

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

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Withered World

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

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NightWind

A story about a winged warrior named Rion.

Blog

My most recent blog posts…

Book Review: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Have you ever wondered what your life would have been like if you had done A instead of B? Or if you had turned left instead of right? I found myself pondering this and more recently as I read Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. Read more

Writers of the World: Tracy K. Smith

Poet Laureate of the United States, Tracy K. Smith, visited the Kansas City Public Library last weekend! We were treated to a fantastic reading and interesting q&a session. Read more

ConQuesT 49

Memorial Weekend marks the 49th annual ConQuesT, a science fiction and fantasy convention put on by the KC Science Fiction and Fantasy Society and you’ll find me slinging books and working the room as a panelist once again! Read more