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Outlander the musical ?

Outlander the musical ?

DIANA Gabaldon revealed she was once in talks about an Outlander musical – and would one day like to see it hit the stage. The author was approached by Aberdeen playwright Mike Gibb about making a live version of her books. She says: “Mike came to me in 2009 as he had it in mind to do an Outlander musical. Some of the songs were really very good. But at that point my agent did the deal with Sony which…

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Diana Gabaldon takes her own Outlander tour

Diana Gabaldon takes her own Outlander tour

BEST-SELLING author Diana Gabaldon got to experience the Outlander effect for herself when she hit the tourist trail of the show’s top locations. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh The US writer stunned fans of the Jacobite telly phenomenon at the weekend as she turned up at Culross in Fife and nearby Falkland Palace. Diana relaxes in Culross Palace gardens, used as fictional Castle Leoch herb garden in series It was almost like a surprise royal visit as gobsmacked tourists…

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Outlander author Diana Gabaldon has received an award for boosting Scottish tourism

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon has received an award for boosting Scottish tourism

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon has received an award for boosting Scottish tourism through her fantasy saga. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh . The US writer, 67, received an International Contribution to Scottish Tourism award at the Scottish Thistle awards. It comes as VisitScotland published a paper detailing how sites used in the TV adaptation have seen visitors soar. The report says that set-jetting is a growing trend in Scotland, partly due to the “Outlander Effect”. Ms Gabaldon has told…

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Outlander author Diana Gabaldon talks about her favourite books and writing methods

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon talks about her favourite books and writing methods

The Great American Read, hosted by TV personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, is an eight-part TV competition shining a national spotlight on the importance of reading and will feature an interview with Diana Gabaldon,   best known for her Outlander series of novels and the STARZ TV series derived from it. Outlander news from Outlander tours . In fact, the TV series returned Outlander to the No. 1 spot on the New York Times best seller list 23 years after it was first…

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Diana Gabaldon might write an episode of Outlander series five

Diana Gabaldon might write an episode of Outlander series five

The good news today is that  seasons 5 and 6 have been confirmed ( as if there was any doubt about that ), and that Diana Gabaldon may be writing at least one episode. Creator of the Outlander book series that the STARZ show is based on, Gabaldon enjoys a bit more creative freedom with her creation than other authors and adaptations. Showrunner Ronald D. Moore made sure of this from the beginning — Gabs serves as a series consultant from time to time, as well…

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Outlander author talks about George R.R. Martin’s struggles writing The Winds of Winter

Outlander author talks about George R.R. Martin’s struggles writing The Winds of Winter

Diana Gabaldon, the author of the Outlander series and a friend of Martin’s, recently backed up that idea when speaking with fans last week. We’re not sure what question inspired her to talk about this conversation she had with Martin, but it was interesting.  So Gabaldon asked Martin how things were going with “the newest book.” Quoth Martin, via Gabaldon: I’m having all kinds of trouble. Have you ever killed somebody off that you later realized that you needed?…I just painted myself into…

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