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…

Moving as a Dynamic Plot Point

Have you ever thought about how much our homes and possessions become intertwined with our perceptions of our own identities or how they could reflect the identities of our characters? Nothing reveals this more than when it’s time to purge and/or move. Read more

Are Mistaken Identities Still Viable Plots?

Lately I’ve been turning over the idea of mistaken identity in my mind. Maybe I’ve been reading mysteries too much. But, it got me thinking. In this day and age, are mistaken identities still a viable plot point? Read more

My Professional Hat

There are very few authors who can make a living solely off of their fiction writing. Even so, I’ve managed to find a meaningful career where my writing skills are valued. Read a little more about Dear English Major and check out my interview! Read more