My favorite band of outlaws is up to more mischief. First, I want to let you know that the audiobook for Nottingham is almost finished, and the narrator has absolutely blown me away with her rendition. I’ve been proofing files on my daily hikes with my dog, and she’s been transporting me back to that … More More Stories from Nottingham!
Night Tide is an enemies-to-lovers romance with the burner turned way up. … More Night Tide Bywater Exclusive Sale!
Spindrift is launched and, to mix my worlds, I’ve bid her fair seas, as the crew in Compass Rose would say. I didn’t know what to expect from the experience. Like every other author who launched a book in the middle of a pandemic, I had mixed feelings, but it turned out to be so … More And the Winner Is…
Ever wondered what writers talk about when they get together on a GoogleDoc? I recently sat down with my fellow Bywater authors Avery Brooks and Jenn Alexander to talk about our experiences writing sapphic romance. This is the result. What was it like writing your first romance novel? Anna: Spindrift is my first contemporary romance … More Chatting Romance with Anna Burke, Avery Brooks, and Jenn Alexander
Spindrift is set in the fictional town of Seal Cove, located near the mouth of the very real and very beautiful Damariscotta River. I grew up on the waters around there–Boothbay Harbor, the Sheepscot River, Linekin Bay–and I’ve managed to work my love of the ocean into two series, now. Compass Rose and her crew … More Mainely Fiction
Today, to celebrate the Bywater Exclusive ebook release of Spindrift, I want to tell you story about how my wife’s career ended up turning into a book series. … More I Married A Veterinarian and Look What Happened
Anyone who knows me knows that I’m not exactly a romantic. As a writer, while I enjoy romantic subplots and giving queer readers (myself included) characters to root for or against, fall in love with, and, occasionally, hate, that’s mostly because I’m the tiniest bit sadistic. Snatching happily-ever-afters away until the very last minute is … More Braving A New Genre: Romance
Well, folks, it’s time to tell you what I’ve been working on for the past few months/years/eons of geological time. Before Compass Rose walked into my head, and long before Rowan decided to pick up a rose, there was Robyn. Nottingham is my problem child. I’ve been working on this book since 2014, and it … More Upcoming Release: Nottingham
Compass Rose came out ten days ago. Maybe I should have posted something sooner, but the birthday of a first book is… well… let’s just say I had too many emotions running around to pin one down long enough to write about it. So. Compass Rose is out there, doing her thing, and here I am: … More Compass Rose, Island Living, and a Metaphor
Take a peek inside Compass Rose with this excerpt from Chapter One. … More Sneak Preview from Compass Rose