My favorite essays begin with a question or a prompt.
Many of us are drawn to more creative essays that include a question or prompt, because these are the essays that show the work of our minds. For me, I like to start essays and essays with a question or prompt, because it shows that I know what I’m talking about, but I also like that it means I can go from there to something I’m really proud of.
For me, this approach works for a lot of folks, too. If we were to follow that first approach, we’d start with an introduction that explains the purpose of the essay, and then we’d proceed with the essay in question. But we don’t do that. We often start with a question, and then we go straight to the part of the essay that really interests us. This approach is one of the reasons why we have so many essays that are so dense.
This is just one possible approach, but I think it works for a lot of folks. I find it helps me write, too. I could write a couple of essays that were just as dense as this one, but I dont really care. I write it for me.
I think you could probably write a lot better than “dense.” I mean, really, there are just 4 sentences in here, and it’s all about an essay I think.
No, we could write a completely different essay about how we’re all going to die, but I think the idea is that this is a way of getting from one topic to another without having to write a whole essay.
In other words, this is an essay about what you want to say, not how you want to say it. That said, it does seem as if the essay is mostly about a subject that is interesting to me. I am a person who enjoys writing, so I find this a refreshing change of pace.
There are two main approaches for writing an essay. The first is to write exactly what you’d like to say, and the second is to write how you feel about what you’d like to say. This essay is about a subject that I feel has interesting things to say to me, and a subject that I feel I’m important in discussing. So I feel that the essay is about what I want to say, as opposed to how I’d like to say it.
As I was typing this, I thought of this very idea. What I mean by that is, the essay is about the subject, and the essayist is the person who writes about it in a way that makes it interesting to them. This essay was written by a person who feels important in this subject, who feels that she can say things about it that others will pay attention to, and who is willing to write about it in a way that I feel is interesting to her as well.
The person who wrote this essay is, of course, me. My essay is about the subject I feel important in, and the essayist is a person who feels that she is important in it based on her own experience with the subject.