Rose A. Valenta wrote for a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill for 12 years, as a technical staff writer and freelanced for other industry publications. She took creative writing courses at Delaware Technical College. She authors Rosie's Renegade Humor Blog. Many of her articles are syndicated at Senior Wire and Associated Content for Yahoo, and have appeared in USA TODAY, Newsday.com, The Courier Post, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications.
Rose is a member of the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC), and a director of the Robert Benchley Society.