New Agent Alert: Verna Dreisbach at Dreisbach Literary - Writer's Digest

New Agent Alert: Verna Dreisbach at Dreisbach Literary

Reminder: Newer agents are golden opportunities for new writers because they’re likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you’re just wasting time and postage. Verna Dreisbach comes to Dreisbach Literary from a career in writing. She is currently accepting submissions in fiction and nonfiction.
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Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Verna Dreisbach at Dreisbach Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

New agent at Dreisbach Literary (and she was formerly at Andrea Hurst Literary Management): Verna Dreisbach.

Verna comes to the agency from a career in writing. She is currently accepting submissions in the following genres:
Fiction: Commercial and literary fiction, mystery, suspense, thriller, commercial women’s fiction, young adult, Native American Indian. Do not send sci-fi or horror. Verna’s 13 years of law enforcement experience as a former police officer gives her a genuine interest and expertise in the genres of mystery, true crime, and suspense. Her other interests include horses, having ridden since she was a young girl. Her newest endeavor has taken her into the realm of natural horsemanship training.
Adult nonfiction: Travel writing, self-help, parenting, business, pets, health, true crime, and any fresh, compelling idea that is matched with a strong platform. 

In her words: "I work directly with packaging authors and ideas for such series books as The Idiot’s Guides and The Everything Guides, and believe in helping authors break into the world of writing through these types of guide books. If you have an idea for a guide book, are an expert in a field that you believe should have a one, or would like to be a writer for one of these projects in conjunction with an expert, please send me your resume."

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