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From Design & Trend:

Diana Gabaldon, author of the “Outlander” novels, which have, as everyone knows, been adapted into a hit TV show, isn’t confident enough, at the moment, to pen an episode for the Starz series.

“When [showrunner] Ron [Moore] and Maril came to talk to me, Ron asked me if I’d be interested in writing an episode. I said I think not, or at least not now,” Gabaldon told CBR. “For one thing, this is a really important season. It’s kind of vital. If anything goes wrong, I don’t want it to be my fault [laughs].”

Plus, like most novelists, Gabaldon is a loner.

“Another consideration is that I’m not a team player. I’m so used to being god in my own universe. I have total control over what happens in a book,” she said. “And television writing is not like that at all. I have a number of friends who are television writers. I’ve heard about it. Ron and Maril had me come and see the writers’ room and meet all the writers, with whom I got along with beautifully. Having seen how they do work, I think I could work with them. Coming into it cold, I don’t know.”

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