How To Captivate Your Audience When You Write a Personal Essay

Creative Nonfiction tips from your honorary English Professor

Aimée Gramblin
Jun 15 · 9 min read
Beautiful woman is immersed in water on her back in seaweed. She is face up, eyes closed. Beautiful makeup, elbows bent, hands resting on the top of her head. Magic, beauty, fantasy aesthetic. Captivating.
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Imagine that we are sitting in a classroom on a crisp autumn day. There are twelve of us sitting at desks that are arranged in a circle. There’s natural light pouring in through large glass windows.