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 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

Books

NightWind

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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Blog

My most recent blog posts…

Inspiration in the Flint Hills

This week, I spent six hours in a car by myself, driving through the wide fields, the Flint Hills and the expanse that is Kansas. Most people don’t see middle America as much more than empty space. There’s a lot of that. But, there’s a grand beauty to it, too, that should not be lost on writers (or others for that matter). And that’s what I’d like to share with you today. Read more

Archetypes: Super Hero vs. Super Villain

Sometimes, the name of the game in storytelling is turning a beloved concept on its head. Safe, but just clever enough to pique interest. Right now, I’m in the middle of exploring The Boys and really struggling with what I’m seeing on screen. But, it’s not for the reason you think. Read more

World Building and Big Cities/Small Communities

Here in “flyover country,” we have so many experiences that other places around our nation just can’t compare. Today, I’m thinking about how weather and dense metropolises vs smaller communities affect a character’s experience and world. Read more