Sara Kincaid

Author, Blogger, Wordsmith

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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 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 and then pursued a master’s degree in literature.

As a professional writer, Sara specializes in storytelling. She currently works for a local nonprofit and shares the stories of people supported by the organization, as well as the donors who make that work possible.

In her spare time, 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



Rina finds herself torn between a brotherhood she did not choose and a man she did not see coming. When Eli is kidnapped, she must make a choice: remain true to her fellow soldiers or follow her heart and embark on a daring rescue. 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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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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My most recent blog posts…

My Life as a Story

We writers spend our days and nights dreaming up new people (and nonhuman characters too), building new worlds and raveling and unraveling plots at a pace that would make the Fates envious. But, have you ever thought about your own life as if it were a story? Read more


Colors, Culture and Writing

Colors may seem like a small thing. But, when you think about the cultural implications or meanings behind color, you begin to realize the significance of something that we often take for granted. Colors matter. Colors have meaning. Colors can change perceptions. Read more

Naming and Renaming

I’ve been thinking about name changes lately as I continue the countdown to my wedding this fall and contemplate my own name change.What does your character’s name say about him or her, particularly if they chose to change their name through marriage or didn’t? Read more