Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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Gold Coast Supernova Costume Parade

On Sunday morning last weekend I noticed a costume parade on the list of events in the Supanova booklet. So I popped out for some Vegemite on toast for breakfast and to take some photos. A lot of work has gone into some of these costumes, and a lot of fun was being had by […]

Photos from Supanova Gold Coast

I had a blast at Supanova Gold Coast last weekend. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Dymocks stand to say ‘hi’ and have a book signed. It was absolutely lovely weather: I had no entrants to the Supanova part of the costume competition while I was there, so if you fancy dressing up as […]

Win an Uncorrected Proof of Thief’s Magic!

I have two uncorrected proof copies of Thief’s Magic to give away. (Now, before you read on, please understand that these are uncorrected copies. They don’t have had the last round of proofing applied. If you don’t mind this, then if you win you will get to read the book before everyone else. Well, except […]

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 […]