Category Archive: Essay

This is the Stephen King novel I tried to write when I was six.

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While sorting through old boxes in Reed City, buried beneath my Pinewood Derby trophies and novelty spoon collection, I found the first story I’d ever written. I had no memory of writing this,… Continue reading

Excuses To Not Be Writing

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You haven’t seen me around lately. I’ll try to take it as an observation instead of an accusation. I’ve been around. Trust me. I was probably hanging out by the Pepsi Machine. Yeah,… Continue reading

How Your Arts Degree Might Just Save Humanity

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After getting the legally acceptable amount of radiation inside a terror-proof pod, you emerge bleary eyed in the Delta Airlines Terminal of La Guardia in NYC. Thirsty for an overpriced beer, you notice… Continue reading

I am not a Millennial -The Birth and Death of Generation Y

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  I was born in 1986. Every generational article goes into great detail about the Baby Boomers (my parents.) How by sheer numbers they changed the world as they aged. If the 60’s… Continue reading

The Worst Test of All Time

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TIME High School, 2003 LOCATION Reed City, Michigan TEST SUBJECT  The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer UNINTENTIONAL EXPERIMENT  How will I score on a reading comprehension test for The Canterbury Tales considering: A… Continue reading

Romney’s Modern Life

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Vote November 6th, or this will be your new Saturday morning cartoon- Election day is a very dangerous day. IF YOU LIKE THIS POST, VISIT   www.scottymwatson.com TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Frankenstorm and Hurricane Sandy to Hit East Coast Searching for Happiness

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AP BREAKING NEWS The MTA of New York City announced a shut down of subway service at 7pm today as Frankenstorm and Hurricane Sandy AKA, “The Bride of Frankenstorm,” barreled towards each other… Continue reading

How the Detroit Tigers Forced Me to Love Sports

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baseballfordinner.com and Scottym70 are proud to bring you our first actual post (kind of) about baseball. Patience is not my style. Anything that I didn’t master instantly as a kid (geometry) was branded… Continue reading