Sarah Pinborough - 'Cross Her Heart' author talks characters, moving through genres and being a workaholic.

Although she's not a fan of the word, Sarah Pinborough is a prolific author. She's written over 20 books across a wide range of genres, always looking to keep interesting and varied. Her new book, 'Cross Her Heart' takes inspiration from a real-life crime, and tells the story of a group of women all trying to keep their past a secret. It's been called a 'feminist novel', and you can hear why Sarah revels in that description.


Also, we talk about her method of triple-writing, why her books have recently gained great success and how getting a dog has completely rejuvenated her writing day.


We'll get your writing tips on too, and hear from a Booker Prize nominee who wants you to take a walk.


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