Jack Heath started writing his first book at age thirteen and had a publishing contract at eighteen. His work is now sold all over the world. Jack regularly tours Australia to teach creative writing and shares his love of literature. His enthusiastic presentations have helped thousands of teenagers to get hooked on reading. In the course of his research, Jack has gone scuba diving with sharks, travelled through Texas, Russia, and Cambodia, trained with firearms, toured prisons and interviewed guards, examined body parts at the morgue, read only books by women for a year, been a stunt driver, played bass in a rock band and performed street magic for an afternoon.