There are numerous methods to choosing a compositional topic.
Everyone is an expert in something. (To be completed)
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What Really Burns Me Up
We have plenty of things that burn us up. Making a list of them is a simple way to produce plenty of topics for writing-on-demand situations.
“Write Smaller” is a way to take an initially large, broad topic and narrow it down significantly. We use it in our memoir assignment.
It might look like this:
Person –> Character attribute –> Examples how that character attribute is shown –> Specific incident you remember well.
A specific example would look like this:
Uncle Bob –> Funny –> Likes to play pratical jokes –> The time he put buttermilk in the milk carton and I put it on my cereal.