Sarah Haywood was born in Birmingham. She studied Law at Kent University and Chester College of Law, then worked as a trainee solicitor in London.

After qualification, she moved to Liverpool, working first as a solicitor, then as an advice worker with Citizens Advice. She subsequently joined the Office of the Legal Services Ombudsman, where she investigated complaints about lawyers. 

Sarah completed an Open University Creative Writing Course, followed by an MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. She lives in Liverpool with her husband and two sons.

Sarah is currently working on her second novel.

Cactus Graphic

Author @SarahxHaywood talks to us about whether there might be a sequel to #TheCactus - and reveals that she's really not very good with plants...


Hey there lovely book bloggers and vloggers! We've got some copies of this beauty set aside for you, for a blog tour! Interested? Let me know!

Went to see #TheLeagueofGentlemenLiveAgain last night. It was gloriously, wickedly, cringingly hilarious. I’m sure my work rate on my 2nd novel will increase considerably now I have Pauline keeping an eye on me
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