Books, Blogs and Screenplays!

I love to write: memoirs, essays, magazine articles, short stories, children’s stories, solo performance pieces, stage plays, screenplays, and BLOGS — scroll down for my most up-to-date post.  My first memoir, TEA IN TRIPOLI, tells of my own year of living dangerously in Libya (see below). I’m already working on my second, DINNER IN DUBAI.

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Tea in Tripoli

Broken by divorce, debt, and workplace sexual harassment, 26-year-old Bernadette Nason is hanging by a thread. With almost no travel experience, she grabs the first available overseas job and, two months later, she’s in Libya. Inspired by her adventures during Gaddafi’s regime, c. 1984-85, Tea in Tripoli follows Nason’s attempts to escape her past on an unusual, often perilous, journey of self-discovery. It’ll resonate with anyone who has ever run away from problems instead of taking care of business. Move over, Bridget Jones, there’s a new, real-life idiot in town.

“Drenched in the aftermath of colonialism, Tea in Tripoli is a coming of age tale like no other. Nason is a brave and witty travel companion who leaves you looking forward to the next trip.” — Donna M. Johnson, Author of Holy Ghost Girl: A Memoir

Official release August 21, 2017, but pre-publication copies available here for $17.95 + tax + shipping (sent First Class within 24 hours of order). For international orders, please contact Bernadette directly at bnason@austin.rr.com

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Christmas Memories from My Mum

Late in my mother's life, I asked her to write down anything she remembered about our growing up years, a difficult time as Mum was a single parent, and Dad rarely sent the money required to take care of three little children. Fearing that Christmas had become a sad...

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Halloween Treats

Posted on October 31, 2016 by Bernadette Nason I’ve just got in from my last Halloween storytelling session for this season — I calculate about 3,300 children in the past ten days have gobbled up those Stories for a Dark and Stormy Night. It’s my most heavily booked...

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Woman, Redhead: The Audition Lottery

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