"Topics Suitable for Composition" proposed by Thomas E. Hill, Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms:
- The Bachelor's Home.
- Discoveries of Galileo.
- People whom we Meet.
- Pleasures of Suburban Life.
- Love Conquers Selfishness.
- Things in a Country Store.
- The Books we Ought to Read.
- A Bar-Tender's Fearful Dream.
- Home Amusements Considered.
- My Garden, and What was In It.
- Going to Visit Mother Next Week.
- A Drunkard's Fate.
- Beauty at Seventy-Five.
- Adventures in a Snow-storm.
- Description of a Spelling-Bee.
Need to produce some winning prose on a deadline? Try one of these topics, or mix and match. Discoveries of Galileo in a Country Store? A Drunkard's Suburban Life? I'd read that.