Hello there. I’m Sarah.

I write historical fantasy stories set in the 1920s.

Sarah Zama is an author of historical fantasy set in the 1920s, with a dieselpunk inclination. She writes fairytale retellings set in the 1920s as well as fantastical adventures with an intimate twist.
Sea Phantom - A Little Maremaid retelling set in 1920s Milan (free download)

Creative Writing

Historical Fantasy Set in the 1920s


Magic happens

And not just in stories

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SEA PHANTOM by Sarah Zama - A historical fantasy short story set in 1920s Milan - A part of her died in the bombing of the theatre. The part that had supported her thus far. The part that had forged her fake life.
BONE WHITE by Sarah Zama - A short story set in the 1920s
The Frozen Maze by Sarah Zama - A Snow White retelling set in 1920s Germany

About me

I’ve written fantasy stories since when I was nine and I discovered that stories make me feel better.
Especially fantasy stories where characters find magic in themselves that they didn’t know they possessed and with that magic they overcame fear, loss and sorrow.
My stories are fantasy, but they are also firmly set in history. They tell of events that truly happened, but they have a magical twist.
The magic my character discovers in themselves doesn’t come from a power source. It’s magic that originates within them. It comes from intuition, from the mind and especially from the heart.
It’s magic that we all possess. We just have to discover it inside ourselves.
Sarah Zama - Italian author of dieselpunks tories set in the 1920s

FREE STORY - Sea Phanton. A 1920s story

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