MERSER, Cheryl. American, b. 1951. Genres: Adult non-fiction, Homes/ Gardens. Career: Random House, NYC, publicity manager, 1976-85; writer. Publications: Honorable Intentions: The Manners of Courtship in the '80s, 1983; (with M. Andrews) How To Sell More Cookies, Condos, Cadillacs, Computers… and Everything Else, 1986; "Grown-Ups": A Generation in Search of Adulthood, 1987; A Starter Garden: The Guide for the Horticulturally Hapless, Collins, in press. Occasional contributor of articles and book reviews to magazines and newspapers. Address: P.O. Box 2393, Sag Harbor, NY 11963, U.S.A.