Author Story: George Hackler
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George Hackler’s Author Story
Inspired by the human condition, George Hackler created Doggerel: Really Bad Poems, the culmination of 40 years of writing and compiling poetry. George’s initial goal was to write 500 poems and then publish them. Having far exceeded that goal, George chose only the best poems for publication. The selection of poems is eclectic, covering topics ranging from the complexities of human emotion to musings on Heaven and Hell…
Read the full article here to learn more about George’s publishing journey.
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