Five Phylums of Salad?

The other day, I was struck by something I read online. A poster commented that the menu categories “salad and plant-based salad” had given him pause. I too paused as my mind also immediately envisioned the “green leaf” kind of salad, but then my brain began...

How to Build a Snake Skeleton

When I was diving deep into research for VENOMOUS SECRETS, I studied a lot of lamia images on the internet. Most were women from the waist up, snakes from the waist down. And because my books delve into biology, both real and not-quite-so-real, you know I started...

Holywell Street

In VENOMOUS SECRETS we first encounter Cait on a mission to retrieve a serpent located above a bookshop on Holywell Street – in an old section of London that no longer exists. Though the street had once been the location of mercers (sellers of textiles) and...

Antibodies and Antivenom

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/008AntibodiesAntivenom-copy.mp3 Anne Renwick discusses the immune system and how it reacts to snake venom, the inspiration behind the creation of Cait’s character and how she becomes the heroine of VENOMOUS...

That Sexy Groove

It’s in so many romance novels. Mine included. But what is that sexy groove that runs from the hips across the pelvis, disappearing beneath the waistband and directing so many eyes to the groin? I’m going to dive into the anatomy… and end up talking about embryonic...

Hands-Free Tea Pouring

Trapped in a house… the author challenges her readers to try blowing teapots, promising her own version in return if someone sends video. One brave soul calls her out. We’ve seen it on the internet: Teapot Blowing. Now Anne presents her own attempt.  ...

Read for FREE on a Library App

Read for FREE on a Library App Do you have a library card? If so, you might be able to read my books for FREE.   All of my books are in OverDrive, a library program that provides access to books in many countries. If your library possesses a copy of my book (for...

Elemental Bones

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/007Bones.mp3 Bones. Far from static objects. In this podcast, Anne discusses aspects of bone physiology that made their way into THE SILVER SKULL. SHOW NOTES Osteoclasts and osteoblasts Vitamin D Rickets Scurvy...

Getting Medieval

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/006GettingMedieval.mp3 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...

Medical Mistletoe

https://www.annerenwick.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/005MedicalMistletoe.mp3 Mistletoe, it’s not just for kisses! Is it poisonous? At a low dose, can mistletoe be used as a medicine? SHOW NOTES Mistletoe: Good for More Than Free Kisses Durable response of...

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