275th Anniversary of the Battle of Culloden

Photo: My first trip to Scotland, Culloden Moor, November, 2014 Today marks the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden, which happened on April 16, 1746, and as most of us know, effectively ended the Highland culture and way of life in Scotland. I did a piece on this back on the 272nd anniversary, which […]

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Publication Date for Bees Announced!

Photo: EW, Cover art for Bees (see source below) The date we’ve all been waiting for is here! Go Tell The Bees That I am Gone will hit the shelves on November 23, 2021!  This is fantastic news!!  However, I’m not so sure about the prognosis for Thanksgiving, 2021 (in the US), which is two […]

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Diana Gabaldon with Excerpts from Bees & Q&A

The Literary Southwest hosted a live conversation with Diana on Friday, April 2nd which includes lots of interesting questions and answers about Bees, including SPOILERS!, the show, her characters, etc. You’ll hear some familiar and some new. (I spot listened as I am waiting to read Bees and don’t want spoilers!). Enjoy!     What […]

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Bees is Finished! (Sort of) & New BTS Look at Season 6

Diana announced on SM that she is finished writing Bees!! This is huge!! YES! BEES is FINISHED!! (No, I have no idea when the pub date is–the publisher decides that.) pic.twitter.com/aSPvYvWSx9 — Diana Gabaldon (@Writer_DG) March 27, 2021 There are many more steps in the process before we get the book in our hands. Diana […]

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Thoughts and Updates on Bees, from Diana G. & Me

Photo: Diana G at home, Diana’s SM I’ve given several updates on the status of Season 6 filming, (the latest:  OutlanderBTS What’s New: Signs of Season 6 ). The other burning question in our minds is, what’s the update on Bees?? Below are my thoughts on the subject, with input from Diana, and she gives us […]

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Season 5 Blu-Ray Available for Preorder (in the US) & Diana & Maril Convo Released Today!

Sony and Outlander production teamed has produced a great Q&A between Maril Davis and Herself. This is the second interview I’ve seen Maril do, and she’s fantastic! Great questions and answers.  This series is being promoted and distributed by Outlander Collector, and they’re calling it the End of Summer Series, benefiting Doctors Without Borders. You […]

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OutlanderBTS #TBT: Y92 Interview from 2014

This interview is from July, 2014, part of the press tour for the release of Season 1 of Outlander!! Amazing to see Sam and Caitriona as the newbies on the block, and Diana, Ron and Tobias were the veterans. Many of you will have seen this before, and some not. What were you up to […]

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Y92 Season 5 Outlander Panel

This is not a new one, but I’ve not posted it on Outlander Behind The Scenes yet, so it’s new here. Many of you were actually there in the audience! Enjoy watching for the first time, or for a subsequent time, as we wait for Episode 507.     Our discussion of Ep 506 – […]

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OutlanderBTS Adventures: SiWC and Outlandish Vancouver 2019

Cover photo: Diana, surrounded by her cast of characters, Outlandish Vancouver I have just returned from SiWC, and it was a great weekend. Highlights for me were: spending time with Diana, spending time with Karmen, conference moments, meeting/seeing old and new friends, and my river cruise with the Outlandish Vancouver folks.  The flight to Vancouver […]

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