The well known media-trainer (Jaap Brand) stimulated Ria to start writing and so she got her own column in the magazine of the CA/CNV-movement. Soon it turned out to be the best read column of the whole magazine. Series of those column were put together as books.
1989 Zei ik dat het makkelijk was (dutch only, together with Leen)
1987 Bits and pieces
1993 Vrouwen Vergaderen (dutch only, for the CNV)
1997 Snufjes (dutch only)
1997 Lessons, leaders & Life (together with Leen)
1999 Hoe het verder ging (dutch only, together with Leen)
1999 Stolen innocence