A podcast in which Dr. Anne Renwick, steampunk romance author and biologist, focuses the microscope, examining all the strange research and life experiences that make it – or don’t – into her books.
In which Dr. Anne Renwick, steampunk romance author and biologist, focuses the microscope, examining all the strange research and life experiences that make it – or don’t – into her books.
Bones. Far from static objects. In this podcast, Anne discusses aspects of bone physiology that made their way into THE SILVER SKULL.
Are researchers really mining medieval texts for ideas they can apply to modern medicine? Yes they are! Listen to Anne Renwick speak about the current efforts that inspired Evie’s character and work in A SNOWFLAKE AT MIDNIGHT.
Mistletoe, it’s not just for kisses! Is it poisonous? At a low dose, can mistletoe be used as a medicine?
Lost Rivers of London
Anne Renwick tells the story of how the Effra, one of London’s lost rivers, came to play a key role in THE GOLDEN SPIDER.
Greek and Latin
Where do all those strange words come from? Anne Renwick discusses how she often uses Greek and Latin roots to name her various contraptions.
Anne Renwick discusses bioluminescence (with a brief detour to fluorescence), her hands-on experience with it, and how it illuminates the dark nights in The Elemental Steampunk World.
An Origin Story Supplemental Video
A bonus video using a teaching skeleton to show the anatomical locations of the skeletal features discussed in An Origin Story.
An Origin Story
Anne Renwick discusses the original opening for THE GOLDEN SPIDER, taking you behind the scenes for a glimpse of her Gross Anatomy experience and what crept into her first book.