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We just know you will love listening to Nancy’s read her best-selling novel Carolina Rain.  Sample it free.  Carolina Rain takes place in Charleston, South Carolina at the dawning of  the Civil War. This audio will time travel you back to the grand year of 1860.  Now relax and listen. The best news, additional audio chapters are only $1.00. 

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Adventure awaits- In the pages of “A Beautiful Prison”

Travel the world in 1923 and meet people whose passion influenced the world. Open the pages of my book “A Beautiful Prison”
From the book:
“Now join me in welcoming Najib Hankash!” the man said, clapping his hands and making his way off the platform.
A young man walked up, set a stool down, then another man handed him a guitar and a flute-like instrument.
He gently laid the flute down, sat on the stool with the guitar, and then sheepishly looked out toward the audience. “I would like to apologize to you good people for the misfortune of being invited to this event. Most of you had no idea that you would have to endure my singing and playing. For your sake I should have declined the engagement, but for my sake I accepted, because they are paying me.”

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Here’s How to Write a Book?  (coming soon)

Here’s How to Write a Book? (coming soon)

I have been blessed to have written a number of successful novels. It was not without struggle as most things I had to learn the hard way. I believe that we are all put on this earth to share and guide each other. So I am excited to reveal that I am writing a book entitled: “Here’s How to Write a Book”
Maybe you have always wanted to write your own book. Whether it is a cook book, children or fiction novel, or even your own life story—my new book can make your dream come true. The book will walk you step-by-step no matter what your budget or skill level may be. It will include writing techniques, publishing and marketing tips. I hope to have it available this summer. I will keep you posted. Please wish me luck. Thank you.

At TALL Civil War Story

At TALL Civil War Story

Anna Haining Swan stood 7 feet 11.5 inches and weighted 371 pounds when she married Civil War Captain Martin Van Buren Bates who stood 7 feet 11 inches and weighted 471 pounds. It took a 100 yards of satin to make her wedding dress, the material was a gift from the queen of England. They spent their honeymoon at the hotel “Star and Garter” I do hope they were on the bottom floor!

Love needs no permission

Love needs no permission

“The good thing about love is that you don’t have to anyone’s permission to love whomever you please. Even if your friends and family stop loving you. You don’t have to stop loving them. You can still go on loving them just as long as you like. So if you are mad at me, disenchanted, or just plain don’t like me—it is my choice if I want to love you—even in spite of yourself.”~NancyBBrewer/author

From the “Song of Solomon” an audio performance by Nancy B. Brewer

From the “Song of Solomon” an audio performance by Nancy B. Brewer

As a writer and poet I strive to paint with words the passion and the emotions of life.  No human emotion is more powerful than love, which is so beautifully written in the “Song of Solomon”  from the Bible.

This audio is my gift to my dear husband this Valentine’s Day.   Please feel free to share with the one you love.    click on arrow to listen to the audio.

A poem about true love~ Nancy B. Brewer

A poem about true love~ Nancy B. Brewer

Love Me, Love Me Not

What a joy it is to be with you my dear friend.

You are my champion and with you, I never fear.

You above all, are brave, humble and true.

How could anyone shun a gentle soul such as you?

I say nay to them, it is a crime all the world should see.

Now to you, lovers, husbands and friends,

Do not ask me to choose for you will surely lose.

I say only to you- take my dog or take me not!

A little love story about little people

A little love story about little people


John Mertz stood only 46 inches tall and he came to America from Austria-Hungary and went to work for Barnum Circus.  It is there he first met a tiny Southern bell from Mocksville, North Carolina— Miss Mariah Elizabeth Nail, who stood 36 inches.

On August 16th,1883 as they stood before the preacher to be married, he inquired if they were old enough to wed—because they were so small.

Mariah’s wedding gown is on display at the Salisbury Museum.

Around 1911 the couple retired from Circus life and settled in Salisbury, North Carolina.  John was well respected in the community and worked as a clerk for T.F. Kluttz.

Mariah died of Influenza on March 7, 1922 at age 69.  John died at age 85 on February the 4th, 1938.

They are both buried in Chestnut Hill Cemetery in Salisbury, NC 86672079_133159124050

The Seagull Fairy-Poem written and illustrated by Nancy B. Brewer

The Seagull Fairy-Poem written and illustrated by Nancy B. Brewer


The Seagull Fairy –  by Nancy B. Brewer 

On a special morning bight and airy,

Just after dawn if you do not tarry,

You might catch a glimpse of the Seagull Fairy.

Down by the seaside—Down by the seaside



She is the keeper of all the white ocean flock,

She calls and commands them to land upon her rock.

With small talk she speaks, but comprehend you will not.

Down by the seaside—Down by the seaside


To her the birds do not look one and the same,

And to each feathered friend she  gives a special name,

There is snowy, sparkle and even candle- flame.

Down by the seaside—Down by the seaside

None shy her and all are gentle and tame,

If a feather be broken or a foot be maimed,

Caring for her flock is the Seagull Fairy’s only aim.

Down by the Seaside—Down by the Seaside

With her they share fresh fish and seaweed she dines,

They keep her warn and groom her hair until it shines,

Then on their backs she soars the crystal coastlines.

Down by the Seaside—Down by the Seaside

Her shimmering wings are blue as the sea,

While her sweet face just like a child it be,

But she is much older than you and me.

Down by the Seaside—Down by the Seaside

A marvel to see in a feather dress of sea pink,

But take care not to shout, blink or catch a wink,

For she is sure to take flight with just a twitch.

Down by the Seaside—Down by the Seaside

The Seagull Fairy you may never expect to see,

But if magical and wondrous things you believe,

One day you might be just as lucky as me.

Down by the Seaside—Down by the Seaside

One-of-Kind “Seagull Fairy” created by Nancy B. Brewer.  Hand clay  and painted creation on rock.  

$35.  Grab “The Seagull Fairy” click HERE to order and more photos.