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June 23, 2015

A beautiful, perfect thing arrived in my inbox a few days ago:


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The cover of Angel of Storms!


I am in awe of the talents of my publisher’s designers and artists. They’ve captured the mystery and magic of the worlds and characters of the Millennium’s Rule Trilogy once again.

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Published on June 23, 2015 17:12 • 194 views

June 9, 2015

Thanks to the efforts of my publicist at Hachette Australia, and in celebration of the paperback release of Thief’s Magic, we’re heading off on a blog tour today. Visit the blogs below and you will find reviews, interviews, guest posts by moi, and competitions to win copies of the book.


10th June:

First up, we’re geeking out over at Booknerdigans


And enjoying the view at Selections From My Tower of Shame


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Relax and explore at Ventureadlaxre


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Then some fantasy contemplation with Speculating on SpecFic


13th June

Take a peek at Confessions From Romaholics


14th June

Read the latest from Duffy the Writer


15th June

See what Nicole Has Read


16th June

Spend a little time at Words Read and Written


17th June

Gain some insight from Yolanda Sfetsos – Otherworldly Tales


18th June

Join the fun at Connect with Chicklit


19th June

Celebrate with us at Bookarahma


20th June

And finally, just Read the Bloody Book


A huge THANK YOU! to all the participants in the blog tour. It’s been great discovering your book-loving space on the internet, and an honour to have Thief’s Magic featured on your pages.

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Published on June 09, 2015 17:21 • 90 views

May 7, 2015

My publisher has come up with a wonderful gift for my fans. I’ll let them explain…


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THIEF’S MAGIC is out now in paperback, and to celebrate we’re giving all the readers who have already started the latest Trudi Canavan adventure a chance to read the first FIVE chapters of her next book ANGEL OF STORMS.


To download your extract, all you have to do is share THIEF’S MAGIC on Facebook or Twitter by clicking the ‘Share to unlock’ button below.


As a thank you for reading, Trudi also will be signing and personalising FIVE copies of ANGEL OF STORMS for five lucky readers to win. Details of how to enter our this competition to win are found at the end of the extract, so get sharing and download your sample!


Click the button below to get started.


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Published on May 07, 2015 18:00 • 123 views

March 25, 2015

Another lovely surprise arrived in the mail a few days ago: copies of the French edition of Thief’s Magic:


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These coincide with the release of the book, just in time for Trolls & Légendes. I’m getting excited about this festival now, and looking forward to meeting fans there.

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Published on March 25, 2015 17:03 • 74 views

March 19, 2015

Hot on the heels of the Time Trips anthology, another book I have a story in arrived on my doorstep:


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The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013 contains my story “Camp Follower”.


To have a story selected for a “Year’s Best” anthology is doubly flattering and exciting. It’s like winning an award AND receiving a story acceptance at the same time. And my story is keeping company with some fabulous tales by some very talented Australian authors, both new and established.


The anthology is available worldwide, too, so if you want a copy head to your preferred bookseller.

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Published on March 19, 2015 17:26 • 59 views

March 12, 2015

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 bruising and swelling!)


But I forgot all that when I learned this lovely object went on sale:


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So now you can buy my novella “Salt of the Earth” as both an ebook or in print with a bunch of other fabulous Doctor Who tales. Or both! The book really is a beautiful thing, with a softly tactile cover, blue edged pages and the most delightful illustrations by Ben Morris, so well worth adding to your collection.

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Published on March 12, 2015 17:17 • 81 views

March 4, 2015

A quick post to let you know I will be at Trolls & Légendes in Belgium this Easter. I am very excited to be a part of the festival!


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Then, a little later in April, I will be visiting Poland. I don’t know if there are any details out yet about it, so keep an eye on my Polish publisher’s website for details.

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Published on March 04, 2015 15:06 • 116 views

December 19, 2014

I am happy (relieved and a little scared) to report that Angel of Storms, book two of the Millennium’s Rule series, has been submitted to the publisher.


Despite there being a million distractions and delays (illness, buying/selling/moving/fixing houses) I’ve had a fabulous time writing this book. It’s always been a delight to work on.


There’s still plenty of work to do to before my rough diamond is all carved and polished, and a lovely setting made for it, but right now I’m pouring a glass of bubbly and celebrating one of the big milestones of it’s life.


Cheers!

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Published on December 19, 2014 16:53 • 185 views

August 31, 2014

Surfacing for air for a moment to let you know that I’ll be at the Brisbane Writers Festival this weekend. I’m doing a talk, a workshop and a panel. I’m looking forward to getting out into the real world for a little while, though I may have to sneak back to my hotel room to write as those deadlines are doing that looming thing they like to do.

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Published on August 31, 2014 16:51 • 96 views

June 25, 2014

The last couple of months I’ve been either nursing a head cold or rushing about trying to get what I planned to do done as well as what I failed to do when nursing a head cold. It’s been awesome (apart from the cold) and can I say a big “THANK YOU” to everyone who bought and helped me celebrate the release of Salt of the Earth, my Doctor Who novella, back in March, and Thief’s Magic, first book of the Millennium’s Rule trilogy, in April, May and June. Thank you to the booksellers, reviewers, bloggers, readers, tweeters, facebookers, convention-runners and more.


I’m now knuckling down and writing the second half of Angel of Storms. This is currently requiring wristwarmers and extra cups of tea or hot chocolate to combat Melbourne’s winter chill. I’ll be saving my typing for the book mostly, so probably won’t post here as often, but it’d take a lot more than that to keep me off Twitter, and keep and eye on my Facebook Fan Page for information and fun posted by my publisher.


Hope you’re keeping warm – or cool, if you’re on the other side of the planet – and enjoying a good book.

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Published on June 25, 2014 20:20 • 86 views

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