Fifty Great Narrative Essay Topics  

Irrespective of what topic you choose for your narrative essay, you will be telling your readers about yourself, your opinions, your great ideas and your hopes. Or you might use this type of writing to answer a question. The list of narrative essay topics shown below was devised to rouse your creative streak, particularly if you are struggling to find a suitable topic.

  1. Describe the oddest thing you ever saw.
  2. What pet would you like?
  3. What animal would you choose to become?
  4. What is your favorite food?
  5. Tell your readers a story that made you laugh.
  6. Describe the thing you think is most beautiful in the whole world.
  7. If you could produce a television show, what would it be about?
  8. What if you could only see one color?
  9. What cruise would you go on? (A very nice topic for your narrative essays!)
  10. If you had the choice, what country would you live in?
  11. Do you have a particular charm that you think brings you luck?
  12. What do you consider to be your best achievement?
  13. Given the choice, who would you like to become for a day or week?
  14. Describe your earliest memory.
  15. What was life like when you were five?
  16. What career would you choose?
  17. Describe what you think life in 2050 will be like?
  18. Do you have a hiding place you keep secret from everyone?
  19. What is your favorite gadget?
  20. Do you have a secret? (A great option for anyone looking for good narrative essay topics!)
  21. Have your parents ever been proved right?
  22. Do you have an idol?
  23. Do you have a favorite superhero?
  24. Have you ever lost anything?
  25. What job do you most dislike?
  26. A very tough choice you have had to make.
  27. What do you keep under your bed?
  28. Given the chance, what would you invent?
  29. What was the most difficult lesson you have learnt?
  30. Have you ever got totally lost?
  31. What was the best toy you ever owned? (Another good choice of narrative essay topics for college students!)
  32. Is there anything you would change about yourself?
  33. What would you most love to own?
  34. What was the best thing you ever owned?
  35. What was the worst weather you ever experienced?
  36. What was your most cringe-worthy moment ever?
  37. What was the most interesting animal you ever met?
  38. What do you consider the best ever invention?
  39. Given the choice, where would you like to live?
  40. What would you do with a million dollars?
  41. Name five things you would find difficult to give up.
  42. Name five things you would like to give up.
  43. Do you have a secret talent? (This idea should suit anyone looking for interesting narrative essay topics!)
  44. What is the most amazing thing you ever saw?
  45. If you could go back in time, what would you do/change?
  46. What was the best trip you have ever taken?
  47. If you lived on your own planet, what would you do?
  48. What would you do if you were invisible?
  49. Where would you most like to go on vacation?
  50. Given the opportunity, what school rules would you change?