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Douglas Paul
Location: Clw, Florida
Gender: Male
Born: 1946
Member: Standard
Joined: January 2016
The new profile picture is me with my wife, Mary. It was taken on a trip to Colorado a couple of years ago.

I have recently published two children's books for ages 2 to 8. "Creatures That Rhyme" is a book of short limerick style poems organized in an ABC format. "Tell Me A Story" is a book of poems told from the point of view of a child. Both books are full color and approximately 38 pages in length. They can be ordered from my website which is

I have also published book of poetry for us grown ups called "The Book of Common Man" It contains many of the poems that I wrote during my first year on FanStory. All of these books are available on Amazon.

Both books are now available directly from Amazon as well in paperback and ebook formats.

If anyone wants a signed copy, just send me PM.

Contract Info:
cell: 727 277 8042

Member: Haiku Society of America
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FanStory wrote to Douglas Paul: Congratulations! Recognized Writer February 2018!
February 11, 2018 at 7:51AM
    Dean Kuch: As our beloved Robyn Corum might say, HUZZAH, Doug!
    Congratulations, my friend. A well-deserved honor indeed!

    ~Dean photo slathering blacky_zpsbr7nlbvg.jpg
    February 11, 2018 at 9:47AM
    MelB: Congratulations, Douglas! Well earned!
    February 11, 2018 at 10:20AM
    Jannypan (Jan) : A perfect choice. CONGRATULATIONS--well-deserved!
    February 11, 2018 at 10:31AM
    Sugarray77: Well done and well deserved!! Congrats.
    February 11, 2018 at 12:19PM
    mvbrooks: Well-deserved recognition?congratulations,
    February 11, 2018 at 12:57PM
    rama devi: Congrats!
    February 11, 2018 at 12:57PM
    damommy: I'm so happy for you!
    February 11, 2018 at 1:17PM
    kiwisteveh: Let me add my congratulations to the list!
    February 11, 2018 at 2:07PM
    Jay Squires: Congratulations, Paul. FanStory doesn't just give these awards out to anybody. That means you are a somebody!
    February 11, 2018 at 4:14PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations, Doug!
    February 11, 2018 at 5:02PM
    catch22: Congratulations!
    February 11, 2018 at 5:21PM
    michaelcahill: Awesome choice! Congratulations.
    February 11, 2018 at 7:45PM
    rspoet: Congratulations!! Great choice.
    Poetic Badger will have something to say about this, I'm sure!
    February 11, 2018 at 8:30PM
    IndianaIrish: I'm so happy to see you have been awarded this incredible honor, Douglas. Congratulations and best wishes.
    February 11, 2018 at 10:49PM
    royowen: Congrats Douglas, Well deserved, Roy
    February 12, 2018 at 1:26AM
    RGstar: Well done, author. best wishes
    February 12, 2018 at 8:15AM
    Ulla: Congrats!!! So well deserved. I'm so happy for you. :))
    February 12, 2018 at 3:39PM
    zanya: Congratulations zanya
    February 12, 2018 at 5:11PM
    Sherman541: Congratulations!! Well Done and Deserved!
    February 16, 2018 at 11:27PM
    CC Mack: Congratulations Douglas
    February 18, 2018 at 9:31PM

FanStory wrote to Douglas Paul: haiku (footprints in the snow) finished second in the contest "Jisei contest (haiku)"
March 16, 2017 at 12:13AM
    Jannypan (Jan) : Awesome poem. CONGRATULATIONS!
    March 16, 2017 at 12:18AM
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    March 16, 2017 at 2:20PM
    Neonewman: Happy Birthday young man!
    December 23, 2017 at 9:44AM

FanStory wrote to Douglas Paul: haiku (pouring rain) finished third in the contest "haiku - city"
February 20, 2017 at 12:10AM
    Irish Rain: congratulations!!!
    February 20, 2017 at 12:20AM
    krys123: #5 photo giphy_zpskwucghf3.gif

    February 20, 2017 at 12:04PM


-Brenda Bickers
-Dean Kuch ( pending contract submission)
-Douglas Paul ( pending contract submission)
-GBR ( contract in the mail)
-Michael Cahill
-Michael Mann (grasshopper2)
-Nika 2016 ( pending contract submission)

The Haiku Club Board of Directors is working hard to get the First Ever Fanstory Haiku Anthology Book. We meet once a week, sometimes more, to select the cream of the crop, the best of the best, the haiku that are going to be included in our Haiku Club Anthology, to be published this year.

We are pushing hard to get this book published as fast as we can but taking the time to select your haiku carefully and professionally.

It's not an easy task because so many excellent haiku to choose from
February 19, 2017 at 8:38PM

Douglas Paul: DaMommy is having computer issues and may not be able to get back on FanStory for a couple of days. She asked me just to let people know she is not ignoring us
January 18, 2017 at 12:20PM

FanStory wrote to Douglas Paul: haiku (weathered cardboard box) finished second in the contest "haiku city"
January 12, 2017 at 9:10AM
    giraffmang: congratulations Douglas.
    January 12, 2017 at 10:37AM
    Jannypan (Jan) : Your haiku was sad. But its form & message were great. CONGRATULATIONS~
    January 12, 2017 at 12:25PM
    Lu Saluna: Congratulations Doug, nicely done. Lu
    January 12, 2017 at 8:32PM
    Chrissy710 : Well done Douglas a great haiku Cheers Christine
    January 12, 2017 at 9:56PM

FanStory wrote to Douglas Paul: Embers of the Soul finished third in the contest "5-7-5 Poetry Contest"
September 5, 2016 at 12:13AM
    Julia.: Congratulations!
    September 5, 2016 at 9:29AM
    MLEaton: Congratulations!
    September 8, 2016 at 5:03PM
    Dean Kuch: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DOUG!!!

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    December 23, 2016 at 5:09PM

Douglas Paul: Just got my first printed copy of my first book ever, "Creatures That Rhyme". What an exciting day!!! I have to say I am impressed with the quality from LuLu. The paper they used is pretty heavy so there is no bleed through of the color images.

The tracking on another 12 books shows them arriving tomorrow, so I should be able to get the signed copies for those who wanted one in the mail on Saturday.
June 15, 2016 at 2:28PM
    brenda bickers: Well done Douglas, I will be ordering mine on Amazon as a signed copy from America to England will be expensive.
    Good luck with the sales.
    June 16, 2016 at 4:48AM
    misscookie: I just read your wonderful new Praise God.
    Take care.
    July 20, 2016 at 4:59PM
    closetpoetjester: I definitely want one...I'll be in touch by PM Hugs P
    August 15, 2016 at 10:04PM

Douglas Paul: My website for the new book is now up and running
June 8, 2016 at 4:47PM
    Mary Wakeford: I will check it out! Congratulations, Doug!
    June 8, 2016 at 6:59PM
    Douglas Paul: Thanks Cumbrianlass
    June 10, 2016 at 10:58AM
    Lynn27: Congratulations!
    June 11, 2016 at 9:54AM

Douglas Paul: Starting to make progress on the details of actually becoming an author in the real world LOL. Formed a company last week called Douglas Paul Creations LLC. Reserved that domain name and set up a facebook page. Please friend me on facebook if you can. Website will be coming soon.
May 21, 2016 at 5:16PM
    DIS-illusioned: I'll join your company--only if it has free donuts and cappuccino.
    May 21, 2016 at 5:41PM
    I am Cat: I 'liked' your page, it didn't give me the choice of friending... ;)
    May 22, 2016 at 1:06AM

FanStory wrote to Douglas Paul: Free Me finished third in the contest "Triolet Poetry"
May 17, 2016 at 12:13AM
    Jannypan (Jan) : AWESOME! What a way to win for your first attempt at triolet.
    May 17, 2016 at 12:19PM
    Douglas Paul: Thank you, Jan. Pretty lucky for my first attempt.
    May 17, 2016 at 3:19PM
    C.J. 16: Congratulations Doug. Free Me is a super poem that deserved the win.

    Best wishes for much happiness and success in the future. Your work is awesome!
    May 22, 2016 at 7:20PM

Douglas Paul: I just want to pass on a true gem that I have recently disovered. I have hired mvbrooks (Maureen) to edit my adult poetry -The Book of Common Man - and she also edited my limerick book. SHE IS PHENOMENAL. I would highly recommend her if you need any editing help.

Thank you so much, Maureen.
April 14, 2016 at 3:29PM
    joycetreasures: That was very kind of you Douglas to share this information. I joined FanStory today and I'm trying to understand the system (rewards and points.) God Bless
    April 22, 2016 at 5:33PM

Douglas Paul: I have written off and on for many years. I never did much with it until now, but after the encouragement I have received here, I want to proceed with trying to publish a childrens book. I am just beginning to research how that is done. and could surely use any help that those who have published could give me. I have set up an email address to better communicate with fellow writers and potential publishers. Please send me a "heads-up" if you have any suggestions. The email address is
January 7, 2016 at 10:08PM
    Mary Wakeford: Good for you, Paul! Congratulations! I am so happy for you!
    February 21, 2016 at 1:34PM
    bichonfrisegirl: Congrats, Douglas Paul! How wonderful for you! Wishing you good luck and all the best in the publishing of your book.
    February 22, 2016 at 1:24AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Douglas and good luck with the publishing of your book
    February 22, 2016 at 6:40AM
    Chrissy710 : Well done Douglas, it will be a winner no doubt, your limericks are excellent good luck with it Cheers Christine
    February 22, 2016 at 4:56PM
    Douglas Paul: Thanks to all who have wished me luck
    February 22, 2016 at 8:43PM
    joycetreasures: Ok, I will be in touch. Thanks
    April 24, 2016 at 4:18PM

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