In order to make the creative writing process easier we have included some helpful "getting started" tips for first time creative essay writers.
Just like with an academic essay it is a good idea to start with an outline.
Writing a creative essay is a great way to exercise your ability to write freely within a structured format.
Try to think of it as an opportunity to let loose and experiment with a different type of writing style.
You still need to compose an outline that includes a thesis and supporting details.
However, unlike with a traditional essay the contents can be fictional or based on your own experiences.
Let's look at the different parts of an essay. You might summarize your main points or restate your thesis.
There is a title that tells you what the essay is going to be about. An essay needs to have all of these parts to be complete. Again, we see the thesis statement is in the introduction.
This lecture we'll talk about academic essays.
You'll learn the important parts of an essay, and the different types of essay.