You won't be able to make it through college without taking, at a minimum, one English class. English is not only about reading literature, it is about writing as well. Many English classes will require that you write essays, or stories, to display what you have learned to the professor. Finding a topic to show off your mastery of what you have learned is not always an easy task. There are some guidelines that can help you to find a topic that will show off your skills and impress your professor.