Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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More Inspiration for Doctor Who: Salt of the Earth – Blokarting!

Having been inspired to use salty landscape as a setting by a segment on a science documentary featuring land sailing, I decided to look into the sport. Lake Lefroy was a long way from home – off the beaten track, as they say – so I looked closer to home and found the Victorian Blokart […]

The Inspiration for Doctor Who: Salt of the Earth

In interviews about my little Doctor Who novella, I am nearly always asked why I chose the setting, so I thought I’d write a blog post and provide some links about the sources of inspiration behind it. Initially I only I wanted the story to take place somewhere very Australian, but not the sort of […]

Doctor Who: Salt of the Earth Available Now!

I’m bouncing with excitement, because my Doctor Who novella, Salt of the Earth, is available from today! The Third Doctor and Jo Grant arrive for a well-deserved holiday of sun and ‘blokarting’ on a salt lake in Australia in 2028. Weird sculptures adorn the landscape – statues carved from the salt. People have been leaving […]

Supanova!

I love Supanova! I wish I had the time and energy to attend all six each year, and make fans happy in all the lucky cities that host Supanova. Since I can’t, I’ve concocted a plan to visit a different pair each year, cycling through them. Barring illness, natural or man-made disasters, deadlines and overseas […]

Website Plans…

Recently I did a bit of scheduling… With a new book and an e-novella coming out in the first half of the year, and three events to attend, there was a fair bit on my to-do list including plenty that needs to happen here. I haven’t blogged in a while because I needed to concentrate […]