Rosby Releases Column Collection

Jacket of Dorothy Rosby book: I Used to Think I Was Not That Bad and Then I Got to Know Me BetterDorothy Rosby, a National Society of Newspaper Columnists member, published in November a column collection, I Used to Think I Was Not That Bad and Then I Got to Know Me Better.

She writes at her website dorothyrosby.com that it’s “the book for people who read self-improvement books and never get any better. (Also for the people who sincerely wish they would.) It’s a humorous look at topics like relationships, anxiety, communication, bad habits, and more. It’s a collection of essays on universal topics like relationships, anxiety, communication, bad habits, and more.”

Dorothy Rosby

Dorothy Rosby

The column collection is available through bookstores and online retail in paperback ($15) and eBook ($4.99) editions. The book of essays takes a light-hearted look at topics like anxiety in Chapter 3, “I Worry, Therefore I Am,” personality quirks in Chapter 8, “Be Yourself … or a Reasonable Facsimile” and miscellaneous advice and life lessons in Chapter 4, “Wisdom for Dummies.”

Rosby has been a humor columnist for 18 years. Her column is currently featured in publications in 11 states as well as nationally in Exceptional People Magazine. It has been recognized by the National Federation of Press Women, the South Dakota Federation of Press Women and the South Dakota Newspaper Association.

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