In the Bow Hunting Approach to research paper writing, choosing the subject is the second critical step to take in preparing for the hunt. The process of selecting the subject is to be conducted within the course syllabus parameters. This is the "bulls eye" of the target; that spot at the very center of the target. Deciding on the subject of your paper is a process and not just a quick choice, unless you are completely limited to one choice. At first, you should narrow your subject choices down to a few good possibilities.