Kirsty Eagar describes how her latest novel, Summer Skin, started as a protest against ‘Snow White Story Telling’, and why, when it comes to characters, she’ll take real over role model any day. She shares two things she learned while researching the novel that will completely transform your writing.

Kirsty Eagar (Australian)

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Kirsty Eagar is an award-winning Young Adult author, economist and surfer. Her YA fiction has won and been shortlisted for numerous awards, including the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, the Queensland Literary Awards, the Western Australia Premier’s Awards and the Gold Inky. Her novels include Raw Blue, Saltwater Vampires, Night Beach and Summer Skin.