Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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Tripping Through Time with Doctor Who

You know those weeks where something marvellous and something not very marvellous happen at the same time? Well, last week I twisted my ankle so badly my doctor and physio sent me for a second x-ray a week later because it looked like I’d broken it. (I hadn’t, but boy did I have some impressive […]

Thief’s Magic Character Illustration

If you’ve read my longer bio, you’ll know I am an artist and former illustrator. I like to draw my characters, and sometimes I’ll even paint scenes from the books. The maps for the Age of the Five trilogy feature characters from that story, and a few years ago I made some simple line drawings […]

New Badges! More Swag!

Paul and I have been hard at work making these: Back in 2011 I gave away badges, designed by me and printed by my publisher, at Supanova Melbourne and in the UK. They were so popular I decided I’d have to look into having an ongoing supply of them. Turns out the cheapest way for […]

New Swag: Character Sketch Bookmarks

I have a new bookmark design to bring to signing events along with the quote ones: It features the character sketches from my Sekrit Project – the free computer wallpaper calendars I made last year. I’d always intended to make something out of the sketches – perhaps a poster or postcard – but I wanted […]

Continuum 9 Report

Friday: I finished the polish of Thief’s Magic, including a search and destroy of certain words and phrases I have a habit of overusing (just, only, a moment later, etc.) and a spell check and name check, just in time to head into the convention for the cocktail party. We had a great time catching […]