Interview with S.J. Kincaid

We’re so excited to welcome S.J. Kincaid to the blog! She’s just wrapped up her amazing INSIGNIA trilogy, which absolutely sucked us in from start to finish.

S.J. was born in Alabama, grew up in California, and attended high school in New Hampshire, but it was while living beside a haunted graveyard in Scotland, that she realized that she wanted to be a writer.


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 Insignia (Insignia, #1)

The earth is in the middle of WWIII in Insignia, the first entry in S. J. Kincaid’s fast-paced sci-fi adventure trilogy perfect for fans of Ender’s Game.

The planet’s natural resources are almost gone, and war is being fought to control the assets of the solar system. The enemy is winning. The salvation may be Tom Raines. Tom doesn’t seem like a hero. He’s a short fourteen-year-old with bad skin. But he has the virtual-reality gaming skills that make him a phenom behind the controls of the battle drones.

As a new member of the Intrasolar Forces, Tom’s life completely changes. Suddenly, he’s someone important. He has new opportunities, friends, and a shot at having a girlfriend. But there’s a price to pay. . . .

So the Insignia Trilogy has finally come to an end!  Can you tell us a little bit about what you’re working on right now?

SJ: I’m working on a few YA ideas and a middle grade. I’m not sure what will come next, though!

Describe Insignia’s hero Tom–using only nouns.

SJ: Determination. Stubbornness. Integrity.

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