Author Archives: Nancy J. Farrier

About Nancy J. Farrier

Nancy J Farrier is an award-winning author who lives in Southern Arizona in the Sonoran Desert. She loves the Southwest with its interesting historical past. When Nancy isn't writing, she loves to read, do needlecraft, play with her cats, and spend time with her family. Nancy is represented by Tamela Hancock Murray of The Steve Laube Literary Agency. You can read more about Nancy and her books on her website: nancyjfarrier.com.

Fear Not by Nancy J. Farrier

If you are like me you are so tired of talk about the virus and pandemic. I want this to be over and done with, but that won’t happen for a while. Instead, I have the opportunity to learn patience, … Continue reading

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Let's C.H.A.T. by Nancy J. Farrier

Have you ever heard a juicy piece of gossip? One that didn’t sound like gossip, but like the truth? Then you jumped to conclusions about this truth and the person(s) involved. You were ready to march up to the person(s) … Continue reading

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Protecting Against Plague by Nancy J. Farrier

With all the hullabaloo about the corona virus, I imagine some of you thought my heading referred to that disease. It doesn’t. I’m talking about something I’ve pondered for almost a year and can’t seem to let the thought settle. … Continue reading

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In a Moment by Nancy J. Farrier

How long is a moment? You often hear, “Give me a moment,” or “Just a moment,” from people but how long is that moment of time? In medieval times, and hour was 40 moments long, so each moment was about … Continue reading

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Lessons From a Writer’s Retreat by Nancy J. Farrier

This past week I attended my first ever writer’s retreat. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but had an idea of what I hoped for. I wanted time to write, to get a decent start on a new book idea … Continue reading

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Who Am I? by Nancy J. Farrier

“But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?” So He [God] said, “I will certainly be with you…” Exodus 3:11-12 How many of … Continue reading

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Weeping Over Scripture by Nancy J. Farrier

For me, the best days are those that begin with coffee and Bible reading. Every year, I read through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. And, every time something new jumps out at me. Or, perhaps it isn’t new, maybe … Continue reading

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Being a Cow of Bashan by Nancy J. Farrier

“Hear this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to your [masters], “Bring wine, let us drink!” Amos 4:1 NKJV I grew up on a … Continue reading

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A Gift Worth Giving by Nancy J. Farrier

I love the slogan that says, “Reading is my Superpower!” This is so true for me. If there is one area in my life where I excel, it is reading. I have several books going at once. One I’m reading … Continue reading

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Rejoicing by Nancy J. Farrier

Years ago when I surrendered to write for God, I experienced some success. I won awards. Made the best seller list. Finaled in contests. Then came a time when the writing contracts slowed. At first I didn’t worry. Life had … Continue reading

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Encouragement by Nancy J. Farrier

  November is here. I consider this the start of the holiday season. We discuss plans and menus for Thanksgiving. We consider gifts for Christmas and start making lists. New tasks are added to an already busy schedule.  For authors, … Continue reading

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Going Outside My Comfort Zone by Nancy J. Farrier

“What have I done?” My breath caught, and I closed my eyes thinking over the offer I made. What was I thinking? I’d offered to do something I didn’t even know how to do and had never done before. What … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Raccoons by Nancy J. Farrier

We have a family of raccoons living somewhere close. Several times at night I’ve heard noises on the back porch. When I flip on the light or step outside I find the mama raccoon and her four babies climbing all … Continue reading

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A Writing Vision

Years ago, God gave me Habakkuk 2:2 as my writing verse. Because I wanted to understand His message to me, I did some research into the meaning of the words in this verse. I’ve often found that the Hebrew words … Continue reading

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The Gift of Freedom by Nancy J. Farrier

I have a new release this month, a novella set in 1830’s California, Alta California. At the time Alta California was still Mexico. The Ranchero’s Gift, is part of my Land of Promise series, comes between Bandolero(Book 1)and The Ranchero’s Love(Book 2). Many people … Continue reading

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