Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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Musical Influences

Some years ago, when my website had a much simpler blog program, I wrote a blog post about songs and albums that have sparked story ideas or set the mood for writing particular scenes. Unfortunately those early posts are long gone, though I have a plan to add some of them to this site as […]

In the Mailbox: Brazilian & Spanish Editions

A couple of foreign editions have arrived in the post lately: A Brazillian The High Lord… … and a Spanish The Traitor Queen. Both the final book in their respective trilogies. I hope my Brazillian and Spanish readers enjoy them! (And a little bird on Twitter tells me that La Regina Dei Maghi, the Italian […]

A Good Yarn – In Fabula-Divino

A few years back, while having dinner with some publishing peeps in the USA, I jokingly said I was going to write a fantasy knit lit book next. What is knit lit? It’s a novel that features knitting. It’s not about knitting, it just happens to contain, say, a knitter. And plenty of yarns. (And […]

Book Reading Order

“Which order should I read your books in?” is a question I’m often asked. Though I’ve answered it here before, I’m posting again for new readers. To someone wanting to try my work it’s not obvious where to begin. I’ve tried to write most of my books so that if there are only a few […]

Sword & Laser Interview

It’s up! It’s live and wriggling! The Sword & Laser interview is here! Thanks to everyone who left questions. I had a ball answering them and chatting to the lovely Veronica and Tom. And I have to admit, seeing as I was at my own interview and knew what happened, what I was most anticipating […]