Posts on books I’ve written or recommend.
I discovered about 10 years ago that country music is the perfect soundtrack to write to. Yes there are times when I want total silence, at other times I need some music in the background. Don’t ask me why country does the trick but I won’t stop the flow to figure out the reason. It […]Read More
As so much of today’s conversations center on how women can ask for more in business, part of the need is how to negotiate your way to contracts that work for you as well as the other party. We all need to negotiate in our professional and personal lives – whether it’s devising agreements with […]Read More
What’s the dream? To be a best selling author? To turn your books into a movie franchise? What’s the dream that is stirring the desire to write? I have found if my motivation is for anything other than my own pleasure it is often difficult to sustain the discipline of writing. I write for me […]Read More
A colleague recently expressed concern that she did not feel worthy to write the book she had inside of her. I was somewhat surprised to hear her say this and at the same time I wasn’t. I knew the feeling well. I am very familiar with that conversation. It comes out sounding like a favorite […]Read More
I have been toying with writing novels for some time now. Many stops and starts. However, I did complete this very short novella back in 2012. One Day From Tuesday is a very short story which I hope makes you smile, pull out the red dress and find the nearest dance floor. It’s now available […]Read More
Love’s Sweet Joy, the first novel by author and media strategist Nerissa Golden has been released. Set on Montserrat, the 240-page book is the first in the Return to Love series, which chronicles the journey of four female entrepreneurs, who find love as they make their contributions to redeveloping the island. “I’ve wanted to explore this […]Read More
I have a word document that I started more than a decade ago with the names I wanted to give characters in a book. Sometimes I refer to it when I’m stuck on finding the right last name to go with the first. In Love’s Sweet Joy, the heroine is Monique Sinclair and just as […]Read More