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Style Your World With Color, about the Author, amy Sterling Casil is an award-winning writer with a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Chapman University in Orange, Calif. She is a professional author and college writing teacher, and has published 20 nonfiction books for schools and libraries. 5. Be willing to revise your thesis to make the wording better. Your first try wont always be your best. Keep at it till youre happy with the flow of the sentence. Writing a good thesis will be easy. You might try:On my vacation this summer in New Jersey, I had fun, spent time with my family, and enjoyed the nice weather. Thats okay, but I think we can make it better. The Hook, the best "hook" for readers is appropriate to the story you are telling in your narrative. Mountain climber Aron Ralston, who amputated his own arm after a hiking accident in 2003, tells audiences that when he freed himself and walked toward safety, he knew he was "still going to die. So be sure to have at least a page of ideas jotted down before you attempt this step. Lets start with what a thesis statement is. Thesis Statement Definition, the thesis statement is one or more sentences, usually placed at the start of an essay, that sum up the main point the essay is going to make. For example, if you are writing a narrative about a great one-day trip you took with friends, the thesis could be, "Spending time with close friends gives memories that can last forever, even if the trip is just one day." Condense the main ideas in your narrative into no more than one or two elements to find the theme. Depending on the type of narrative you will tell, the thesis sentence could offer a lesson learned, identify a theme or simply start the story with the first event. Scene Setting, let readers know who, what, where and when in your narrative.