PAL (Published Authors’ Liaison) is a group of published writers residing in the Des Moines area. Our mission is to network, share information, and provide mutual promotional support. We write across multiple genres: YA, middle grade, picture books, mystery, science fiction, women’s fiction, non-fiction, and literary. Our members include Jan Blazanin, Eileen Boggess, Colleen Bradford Krantz, Sharelle Byars Moranville, Candace Camling, Lisa CookWendy Delsol, Dawn Eastman, Tracey Garvis GravesJill Hathaway, Linda Hunter, Margaret Holmes, Rebecca Janni, Dera Landwehr Engle, Anna Loan-WilseyMike Manno, Winifred (Wini) Moranville, Lisa Morlock, Sarvinder Naberhaus, Dorothia Rohner, Joyce RuppSparkle Abbey (pen name of Anita Carter and Mary Lee Woods), Mary Kay Shanley, Kimberly Stuart, Jennifer Wilson, Lisa Victoria, and Kali VanBaale.

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  1. […] a solitary endeavor, it helps to cultivate a few pals. In my case, PAL is actually an acronym for Published Authors’ Liaison . I’m convinced that at every stage of a writer’s career it’s essential to find and sustain […]


  2. […] a solitary endeavor, it helps to cultivate a few pals. In my case, PAL is actually an acronym for Published Authors’ Liaison . I’m convinced that at every stage of a writer’s career it’s essential to find and sustain […]


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