Author Story: George Hackler

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.

While editing and formatting his work, George realized that Doggerel: Really Bad Poems is his testimony. Over the course of writing his book, George came to Christ. While some poems are very explicit because of who he was before he found Christ, many of the poems focus on God, displaying the magnitude of the change he experienced.

A Less Traditional Route…

After spending so much time creating Doggerel: Really Bad Poems, George wasn’t willing to go through years of rejection slips to publish his work. Instead, he turned to 1106 Design. The process was rigorous, but the team at 1106 Design supported George every step of the way.

George worked as an editor and publisher before retiring, but since then, the technology used throughout the publishing process has changed. This would have been a problem for George had no one been there to explain these technical concepts. Thankfully, the experts at 1106 Design came through for him. George especially appreciated 1106 Design’s technological knowledge.

Because of the dedication and expertise George found at 1106 Design, he’ll be returning for help publishing his next project.

Advice for Authors…

George advises authors to go into publishing with an open mind and to let the experts do the heavy lifting. Being an author is hard enough without having to worry about learning all-new skillsets on your own. Allowing a team of dedicated professionals to assist you takes the brunt of the stress off your shoulders so you can focus on what’s most important: sharing your message with the world. George recommends 1106 Design to anyone who has a book they’d like to publish.


Doggerel: Really Bad Poems

Author: George Hackler

Genre: Poetry

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Doggerel-Really-Poems-George-Hackler/dp/1736476408/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Doggerel%3A+Really+Bad+Poem&qid=1627429016&s=books&sr=1-1

Website: georgehacklerauthor.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/george.hackler.754/

Twitter: @GeorgeHackler3

You may like these

Author Story: D.C. Gilbert

Author Story: D.C. Gilbert

D.C. Gilbert is an Army veteran and the successful author of the high-octane JD Cordell action-adventure series. After his dreams of becoming an Army Ranger were crushed by the Army's discovery of his speech impediment, Gilbert served in the infantry. When his...

read more
Should Authors Invest in Audiobook Versions of Their Work?

Should Authors Invest in Audiobook Versions of Their Work?

The short answer: Yes! While some readers are still on the fence about whether to jump on the audiobook bandwagon, many have embraced audiobooks for the unique experience they can provide. This is a golden opportunity for authors to vary and bolster their revenue....

read more
Author Story: David Bettenhausen & Carla Bogni-Kidd

Author Story: David Bettenhausen & Carla Bogni-Kidd

Inspired by true love and the truth, David Bettenhausen and Carla Bogni-Kidd set out to write a historically inspired novel to enlighten, challenge, inspire, and entertain readers. David and Carla have published three previous titles with 1106 Design, each of which...

15 Questions Your Book Designer Should Ask (& Why Each One Matters)

15 Questions Your Book Designer Should Ask (& Why Each One Matters)

If you’ve been around this blog for very long, you’ve undoubtedly seen us discuss all of the ins and outs of self-publishing many times. Perhaps you’ve even been hard at work completing your own manuscript, long awaiting the day when you’ll be ready for the next step....

Top 4 Reasons Self-Published Books Could Be Labeled “Mediocre”

Top 4 Reasons Self-Published Books Could Be Labeled “Mediocre”

The myths surrounding self-publishing are lengthy and broad, but the one that is hardest to tolerate is that self-published books are mediocre compared to their traditionally published counterparts. When it comes to content, nothing could be further from the truth....