Baby Rocket “Baby Rocket” Historical Fiction Set During the Space Race: Baby Rocket by Stephanie Smith – a Book Review My Thoughts: The main character, Clementine (Lem) Miracle Dance, has a name that signifies mercy, hope and art but her childhood was far from beautiful. An “accident” she cannot recall leaves her motherless and, Read More




Author Stephanie A. Smith reads from her Warpaint Trilogy with a selection from Baby Rocket. The Warpaint Trilogy is three intertwined novels written as stories that are connected in a style of historical literature or historical fiction. She reads from the section called “Shuttle” which centers on the main character Clementine Dance, who was, Read More




Learn about life from the point of view of a writer creating fiction through historical literature. This video series by Stephanie A. Smith, author of the Warpaint Trilogy, explores how a good story is crafted through colorful characters and interesting settings that draw the reader into the historical scenery. Stephanie may even reveal her, Read More

Baby Rocket, a novel by Stephanie A. Smith




BABY ROCKET has been nominated for the The Book Awards. Please vote here. Thank you! BABY ROCKET is still in the #1 spot for the People’s Book Prize in the UK. BABY ROCKET was just reviewed by A.C. Haury at Bibliophile Book Reviews! “Absolutely adore this book!” [more…]   “Baby Rocket” “Absolutely adore this, Read More




Stephanie A. Smith’s trip to London for the Thames River Press Launch event at The Masons Arms, London October 2013. Stephanie A. Smith, London Trip – Part 1 | View on YouTube The day before presenting a reading of her novel Baby Rocket at the publisher’s launch at The Masons Arms, she comments on, Read More




Becoming a writer – Part 1 | View on YouTube Becoming a writer – Part 2 | View on YouTube

A new novel - Warpaint by Stephanie A. Smith




Originally published in the Independent Florida Alligator Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:03 am Taylor Gaines, Alligator Contributing Writer A small human skull adorns the desk of associate chair of the Department of English Stephanie A. Smith. Colorful beakers are scattered throughout the room. Smith said the space reflects her love of “Sherlock Holmes,”, Read More

Stephanie A. Smith book talk at Smathers LIbrary




Stephanie A. Smith’s book talk at the UF Smathers Library on her novel Warpaint, available on Amazon and Thames River Press View on YouTube   Warpaint “Enjoyable read” “Must read this novel about ‘a vibrato of three visions, fusing… into one’” “A multilayered and enigmatic work” [more…]    




Posted on July 25, 2013 by bschillace Originally published at The Fiction Reboot Welcome back to the Fiction Reboot! As promised, I am happy to be hosting Stephanie A. Smith, today, here to talk about her sequel to Warpaint. “Baby Rocket” is the name of a child who, in 1966, was abandoned by her, Read More




The Martha’s Vineyards Times By Gwyn McAllister June 19, 2013 In her latest trilogy of books, author Stephanie Ann Smith has found inspiration in the Vineyard’s beauty and solitude, as well as its history. Ms. Smith, a professor of literature at the University of Florida, has been spending time on the Vineyard for many, Read More