Thankful

I am taking a moment today to look at the year so far and say thank you. Like many, I am guilty of seeing the cup half empty rather than half full. I see the year in terms of all the ways I’ve missed the mark rather than what I’ve accomplished and how blessed I am. Let me start with

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Write So Your Joy is Full

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 first. Even when it is

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Love's Sweet Joy on Sale this Weekend

It’s a long weekend here on Montserrat and so I thought I would make it easy for some of you booklovers. Love’s Sweet Joy is on sale until Monday night for your kindle. Click here to get yours for $2.99. 

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Nerissa Releases First Romance Novel

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 genre for a long time.

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Good Book and Good Music

How do you read a book? Yes, I know from front to back. But do you read a book to music or do you prefer silence? The right book comes with its own music. I love stories that make me feel I’m right there and feeling every emotion. I want to get to that place in my own work where

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Love's Sweet Joy: The Back Story

Where do I begin? I’m thankful this novel is finally available to the world. Love’s Sweet Joy is the first in the Return to Love series about some savvy business women finding love Caribbean style. The idea for the series came from an old Facebook post made eons ago about the need for more men on Montserrat, where I live. I

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Novel Insights

So I am working on my first novel which I will complete with or without Tropical Storm Danny’s help. As I write, He should be on his way to the Leeward Islands. First time that I’ve ever seen people praying for a storm so we can at least get the rain. The islands have been very very dry and several

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