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
The Green Lady
Enter the world of 1890s Baltimore and 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
Descend into the hot, desiccated earth where all efforts to save the planet from humanity’s destruction have failed. That is until the Curare, a new breed of humans who can manipulate the elements, appear. Follow Vea as she journeys to free her enslaved brethren. Read more
A story about a winged warrior named Rion.
My most recent blog posts…
My Book Marketing Experience
So you’ve written a book, edited it, formatted it, created or purchased a kick ass cover and released it into the world. But how do you get people to actually buy it? Check out my experience marketing my most recent publication, Withered World. Read More
Using Cultural Influences in Your Writing
Cultural appropriation is a current buzzword and topic of interest. As a writer, I’ve taken note and have been evaluating my own writing and the cultural influences of Japan on my newest project, NightWind. Read more
World Building: How Sayings Define a People
The prep work for a new project is intense. From the landscape to the clothing, it takes a lot more than seven days to create a world. Right now, I’m considering how certain phrases become prevalent in a culture and what that means. Read more