Meet new member Reva Spiro Luxenberg

by Mar 26, 2019Member Updates

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Reva Spiro Luxenberg

Reva Spiro Luxenberg, a former NYC resident, now resides in the beautiful state of Florida with her husband who has edited seven of her books.

She received a BS from Brooklyn College and a Master of Social Work from NYU. After she retired as a school social worker she embarked on a writing career.

She has written five Sadie Weinstein cozy mysteries that feature Sadie as an amateur defective detective. “Murder at the Second Lily Pond” was the first of the series__Sadie reappears in “The Cereal Killer,” “The Beauty School Murder,” “The Cruise Ship Murders,” and “The Bumbling Bigamist.”

“Grand Army Plaza” is a novel that she sent to President Obama.Her other dramas are “And Then There Was Light,” “A Flickering Flame,” and “Recipe for Love.” She followed that with an anthology, “The Call from Beyond and Other Stories,” and has written “Native American Fun Crafts”, and “Calligraphy for Lovers.”

Her most recent books are “An Old Lady’s Confessions,” “An Old Lady’s Writing Tips,” and “Genesis According to Methuselah,” a humorous version of the first book of the Bible.

She’s hard at work on the sequel “Exodus According to Methuselah.”

She is a Contributing Writer for the Kings Point News.

Reading, painting, and taking care of her tortoise Mordy are some of her hobbies.

An Old Lady?S Writing Tips

This octogenarian author has followed up her last book, An Old Ladys Confessions, with an old lady sequel in which she shares her writing experience with aspiring writers. The book covers tools, space, health, planning, working habits, and writing tips. She gives advice on writing novels, mysteries, and short stories. She emphasizes research, writing group involvement, and the necessity of emotional support. Contests, agents, and self-publishing are covered. She concludes with the meaning of success in writing. In answers to questions about the sources of her inspiration, she reveals several secrets.

In Publishing? In Florida?

The Florida Authors and Publishers Association is an organization for authors, publishers, independent publishers, illustrators, editors, printers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry.