Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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Wax On; Wax Off

I’m busy polishing Thief’s Magic, making that book shine and sparkle, so I may be a bit quiet here for a while. I’ll be Tweeting my progress, though, along with the usual Twitter silliness.

Conflux9 – Junkyard Cathedral

Aaand the final Conflux post: On the Saturday night Conflux9 held a Masquerade, which is kind of a non-compulsary dress-up party and disco with a theme. This years theme was Junkyard Cathedral, which was about recycling trash into gothic glamour. Well, I went more for trash than glamour, converting a Royal Mail post bag into […]

Conflux9 – The Ditmars

The Ditmars were announced on the Saturday night of Conflux9. They are like the Hugos in that they are voted upon by members of a conventions, our National Science Fiction Convention, and a couple of other awards are presented at the same time. I took along my zoom lens and managed to take a few […]

Conflux 9 – Regency Banquet

On the Friday night a Regency Banquet was held at Conflux9, with food reminiscent of the era and a troupe called Earthly Delights providing the music, dancing and dance instruction. The band. Maureen and I. I made the dress especially for this event, the first time I’d sewn a dress from scratch since the 90s. […]

Conflux9 – The Diary

Last weekend the Australian National SF Convention was held in Canberra, and sf fans, writers and publishers from all over the country gathered together for four days. I arrived mid-afternoon on the Thursday, but my official duties began the next day. On Friday I started with a panel I’d suggested: “Where have all the Australian […]