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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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…
My Free Ebook Weekend
On principle, I hate the idea of giving away my books for free. But, over Memorial Weekend, I followed the lead of a friend and fellow author and made my ebooks free for the holiday. Here’s what happened. Read more
ConQuesT 49: A Review
Last weekend was the 49th annual ConQuesT convention in Kansas City. I met some fascinating Gothic literature enthusiasts and talked up my favorite genre. Read more
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