In this section, you’ll find behind-the-scenes extras for all my books, including the inspiration for stories & characters, scenes that changed between the first draft and final manuscript, and my favorite scenes. There are also fun extras like puzzles, recipes, games, and other exclusive material I’m sure you’ll enjoy. Newest posts appear on the top, and earlier ones deeper down. So come along, explore, and enjoy!
Shifters, magic, and mythology in the Greek islands. Come have a look behind the scenes!
I had a great time re-visiting Greece (at least in my memories) while plotting and writing this book. Read on to learn about the inspiration and making of Fire Maidens: Greece!
Join author Anna Lowe on location as she brings you to places that inspired story locations in Fire Maidens: Portugal. Learn how the story expanded from being based entirely in lovely Lisbon to hopping over to gorgeous Madeira, and how exploring new places with an open mind can yield great new ideas and details on locations that make you feel like you’re there.
Travel to Rome with author Anna Lowe to see the places that inspired story locations in Fire Maidens: Rome, from famous sights to off-the-beaten track-locations that give the story its authenticity and rich flavor.
Join author Anna Lowe on location as she brings you to places that inspired story locations in Fire Maidens: Paris. Learn how wandering around a city can yield great new ideas - and details on locations that make you feel like you’re exploring alongside the hero and heroine. See & hear all about Tristan’s penthouse apartment, the Guardians’ villa, and much more!
Visit London with Anna to see the real-life places that inspired story locations in Fire Maidens: London. Learn how planning and serendipity come together to help an author brainstorm and find details that bring a story to life. See & hear all about the inspiration for London’s complex shifter politics, off-the-beaten track locations used as story settings, and much more!
Join Anna on location in Venice as she researches places & details for Fire Maidens: Venice (Book 7 in the Billionaires & Bodyguards series)! You’ll find out what aspects of a research trip she plans ahead of time, how she opens the door for unique insights into local culture/flavor, and how she lets serendipity lead her to unexpected, idea-inspiring surprises along the way.
Dragons, giant elk, and magical harps. How on earth did that combination come about? Find out about that and more on Fire Maidens: Ireland, including the genesis of the characters, my favorite scene, and what changed most from the initial idea to the final product!