Sam Julian
Sam Julian asked Diana Gabaldon:

What is your research process like, and how rigorously do you adhere to historical accuracy? Has there ever been a moment where you deliberately overlooked historical evidence/precedent for dramatic or plot purposes?

Diana Gabaldon I try to be as accurate as possible (bearing in mind that history itself is not always all that accurate ). I think I've only bent dates twice that I recall--and I always put in an Author's Note when I do that.

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