They are discerning, with plenty of money for a night’s sleep and if you show them something uninspired, they’re off to the next inn.
You have to work to get them to stay with you.” How can you keep readers from going to the next inn?
The first paragraph of your essay could be the most important.
You need to find a creative “hook” to grab – and keep – your readers’ attention.
If you think that the hardest part of your essay is the opening paragraph, then start somewhere else instead, like a middle body paragraph.
In other words: choose the path of least resistance.
Write a list of everything that comes to mind about your topic, without filtering your thoughts.
List out points you want to make, quotes you want to use, facts you could incorporate, ideas you think might be valid … When you’re done with your list, go through it and group similar items together.
Just a tiny amount can send their emotions into overdrive. I think today’s incident proved that nicely.” This is probably the most textbook answer to your problems.
At the very least, it could be Speech Writing 101: tell them what you are going to tell them, tell them, and then tell them what you told them.