The Bone Wars
In my upcoming book, A WHISPER OF BONE, mention of real historical individuals and locations will surface. Charlotte works for none other than O.C. Marsh, founder of the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale. Also mentioned is Edward Drinker Cope, of the Academy...
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.
Antibodies and Antivenom
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 SECRETS.
Hands-Free Tea Pouring
Anne attempts to pour tea without using her hands.
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The Elemental Steampunk World books are available to all libraries via the Overdrive App.
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?
Ye Olde Mincemeat
Author Anne Renwick takes to her kitchen researching the traditional mincemeat pie.
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.
Key City Steampunk 2019
Photos from Key City Steampunk 2019. Don’t miss Simon’s adventures!
Curried Pteryform Salad
Pteryform. A gastronomic delicacy sold on the black market. So what does a pteryform meat taste like?
An Interview with Bec McMaster
I reached out to none other than Bec McMaster, taking shameless advantage of her latest release of TO CATCH A ROGUE, and asked her a few questions.
Rust and Steam Exclusive
Lady Alice Hemsworth wasn’t supposed to fall in love. It was her duty not to. Alas, she’d failed miserably. Mr. Benjamin Leighton—despite being turned away by her steam butler—can’t stop thinking about her. Alone, both are miserable—until a deadly encounter throws them together on the night train to London.
Anne’s Steampunk Side Table
When I needed a small side table in my office to place beside my chair (to hold coffee/tea and cats), I decided to try making one of those awesome black steel steampunk tables that are everywhere on the internet.
A TRACE OF COPPER: An Interview with Rajendrani
Piyali stepped into A Trace of Copper already strong-willed and determined. A woman who doesn’t put up with any nonsense, a woman who Gets Things Done. All characteristics she shares with my friend. So one night over a glass of wine, I said, “I’ve this idea for a character… will you help?”
The Dark Soul Martini
With everything turning up red, white and pink in February, some might prefer a darker tone. To that effect, I present The Dark Soul Martini, an alternative drink for the month.
Department of Cryptobiology
Join steampunk romance author Anne Renwick in her closed Facebook group, the Department of Cryptobiology, where she chats with all her readers.
Characters on the Couch
Character on the Couch: An interview with Anne Renwick’s Lady Olivia
What is Steampunk?
Steampunk is a way of taking today’s technology and re-imagining it through the eyes of the Victorians, a time defined by rapid medical, scientific and technological progress.
A Model Double-Beam Engine
A Model Double-Beam Engine made by Benjamin Hick, Bolton, 1840
Interview at Coffee Time Romance
Heather Massey: Steampunk Cafe at Coffee Time Romance!
There is only one penny-farthing, high wheel bike race in the U.S.A. and it takes place in Fredrick, Maryland.