Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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The Rogue Delivered!

Yesterday I sent off The Rogue, book two of the Traitor Spy Trilogy, to the publisher. Woohoo! What next? Well, for the book there’s quite a bit more work to do. It goes first to the Editorial Director, then I’ll tackle any changes to be made. It goes to the copy editor next, then I’ll […]

Scouting Out Aussiecon’s Location

Yesterday Paul and I headed into Melbourne to see a couple of exhibitions, and while we were there we checked out the venue for Aussiecon 4, and its surrounds. I’ve spent this morning whipping up this blog post to let you know what we learned. I even drew a map! The front of the Melbourne […]

My Aussiecon 4 Schedule

Aussiecon 4 is less than two weeks away! During the few breaks I’ve taken while getting The Rogue polished up ready for beta readers, I’ve been busy getting ready for the con. I’ve made a masquerade mask for the Nightmare Ball, helped make Dudcon con badges, gathered some books to donate to the freebie table, […]

The Ditmar Award Nominations

What are the Ditmars? They’re like the Hugos, but for Aussies. They’re presented at the Australian National Science Fiction Convention, but whenever Australia hosts Worldcon, as we are doing this year (Aussiecon4), we don’t have a Natcon. Instead we have a Dudcon – a mini convention held as part of Worldcon. All that was a […]

AussieCon4 – Worldcon in My Home Town!

I’ve been meaning to post about this for a while now. For those who don’t know, there’s a big convention held each year called Worldcon. This year it’s located in Melbourne, Australia. That’s my home town! It will be held over the first weekend of September, for five days. Check out the AussieCon4 site for […]