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
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.
My most recent blog posts…
The Art of Surprise
I love surprises. I like unexpected twists in stories, random acts of kindness (okay, who doesn’t?) and I love surprise parties! How does this translate to your writing? Let me tell you… Read more
Remembering What Matters
In life, it’s easy to get caught up in the crap. It’s easy to be drawn off course. In a world where you are pulled in several different directions every day, it’s easy to forget what matters. Read more
Writing and Distractions
This is another post in my “Writing and _____” series in which I examine an issue or a stereotype that pervades the world of writers. Today, I’d like to talk about writing and distractions. Read more