Diana Gabaldon at Malaprops

Yesterday my mom was lucky enough to get a seat at Malprops’ to hear Diana Gabaldon (author of the Outlander series.) Gabaldon has got a mad biography that includes a Masters in Marine Biology and a Ph.D in Quantitative Behavioral Ecology. She was a research professor, mother of three, and freelance writer…before she even set out to be a novelist.


Rather than hold a traditional reading, Gabaldon talked about her writing process. While I love hearing stories read aloud, hearing an author talk about the way a story is developed can be way inspiring. It’s nice to hear that she didn’t just sit down at her computer and bang out a best selling series. The road is long and meandering and can take us to unexpected places.


You can check out her web page here: http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~gatti/gabaldon/


One Reply to “Diana Gabaldon at Malaprops”

  1. Thanks for including. Went on the link.. saw video of her lecturing about kilts. Wonderful humor. Oh! have sent blog site to numerous folks. Let me know if you hear from any. I don’t know how these things function.

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