Out There — Long Distance Calling

WRITING INSPIRED BY: SONGS The congressional UFO report is expected soon. Image by Author According to the New York Intelligencer. One of the many curiosities packed into the $2.3 billion omnibus spending and coronavirus-relief package passed by Congress in December was a stipulation requiring the Department of Defense and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to […]

Song: The Guardians of the Deepness by Those Who Ride With Giants

Writing Inspired By: Song Photo by Roger Skibowski on Unsplash I am intrigued and amazed by the rising of the sun since I was young. The raising of the sun still is happening even if you do not see it behinds the clouds. We all talk about the rising of the sun, but in fact the sun is […]

Thirty Days of Writing Inspired by Music, Instrumental Rock That Is

Writing Inspired By Music Stay tuned. I will update this article daily. Photo by Sam Moqadam on Unsplash This is my writing prompt for June 2021. For the month of June I will write one article per day minimum using the title of a song to start the writing juices flowing. Each day I will add the article […]

Writing On Medium Is Not About the Money, It Is About Growing as a Writer

The Growing Process Takes Time and There Are No Short Cuts Photo by Emmanuel Mbala on Unsplash In the beginning I did not magically think being a writer was something I wanted to be when I was a small child or a teenager, or even when I arrived at adulthood. For me, it happened much later in […]

You keep writing because it brings joy and happiness.

Inspiring You To Write Even if you discover that only one person read your story. Photo by Jeison Higuita on Unsplash You feel on top of the world looking out and the sun has raised above the horizon; it is a beautiful sight. There was no to research to do, or lookup on the internet. You had a […]

Distraction Days — The Album Leaf

Writing Inspired By: Songs Photo by Anastasiia Krutota on Unsplash We all have distraction days; some we will learn to overcome. The more days in a row the distractions, the longer it takes to put them behind you. The picture above reminds me most of my distractions are in my rear-view mirror of life. As we age, […]

Focus Is My One Word For 2021

I don’t know what writer’s block is, but I know what writer’s distractions are. Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash Not unlike a camera, we have to check our focus from time to time. For the year 2021, my word is Focus, and my goal is now One Article Published Daily Itxy Lopez’s article about one word encouraged […]

Helping my 94 year old friend setup his new learning tools

Photo by JD Mason on Unsplash What keeps Bob going every day Bob turned 94 in January 2019. Bob’s obsessed with two things: golf and bowling. What keeps Bob going every day, his obsession with getting better at bowling and golf. Bob forgets that he’s 94 and cannot do either like when he was 74. Bob […]

So what is your writer’s plan Roger?

Photo by Matthew Bennett on Unsplash Glad you asked I have a plan. I’ve had plenty of time to plan one so here’s what I’ve got as of today. Not that the plan will undergo tweaks and changes, OK it will probably happen. No it will happen, I know myself better than to say otherwise. We […]

Roger Skibowski the Writer 1.0 finally emerged

Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash About Roger Skibowski Hi, I’m Roger Skibowski a Writer. In the beginning Roger Skibowski is my pen name. I came up with this name when I was twelve years old, and wanted to be a writer, but I waited. Some time has passed I lot has happened between 1964 and […]