Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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I’ve just joined Twitter after snooping around and looking at how other authors have been using it. Seems like a good replacement for the newsletter I once had, but which we never got working properly. But I don’t want my tweets to be all dry promo stuff. I’d die of boredom if I had to […]


We’re back from our trip. As always, there’s a sense of relief but also regret that the adventure is over. But it’s nice to be back in our own bed… even if it means having to wash the sheets and make it ourselves. I’m giving myself the rest of the week to recover from jetlag, […]

Zooming Along

Is what time is doing. And us. We’re currently exploring Atlantic Canada with friends, in a hire car. Worldcon was great. We didn’t manage to extract a non-broken internet cable from the hotel until the con was half over, but there was so little spare time to spend using it that I only managed to […]


Oh boy. The last few weeks have been a blur. We’ve been to seven airports (some multiple times), taken seven flights and explored three cities. We’ve strolled on tropical beaches, seen what happens when hot liquid magma and sea water meet, got stranded in Dallas airport when a man with a fake bomb caused our […]

The Ambassador’s Mission Delivered!

Yep, I’ve finally finished beating and polishing it into shape and sent it off to my publisher. Of course, there’s a lot to be done before it hits the bookstores, including editing, proofing, printing and shipping. But since this milestone is the one that involves the Big Looming Deadline it always feels like the one that needs […]