Tag Archives: past tense

Present Tense Writing: A Refresher

So, I realized that I haven’t really mentioned that I’m a present tense author for a while on this blog.  The way I realized this was by getting a few messages about ‘typos’ that turned out to be present tense.  … Continue reading

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Throwback Post- Present Vs. Past Tense: A Curious History

Originally posted on April 10, 2013.  This has been unaltered.  In fact, I didn’t even re-read it, so I’m going to keep myself in the dark.  (I did notice that it ends with me talking about my 4th book. You … Continue reading

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Present Tense Tips: Use At Own Risk

I have to say that the above scene from Spaceballs is very close to how some people have reacted to present tense writing.  I know this is a topic I beat to death, but it’s my style and I take … Continue reading

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Present Vs. Past Tense: A Curious History

I’m sure people are sick of me talking about this, but I’ve been discussing this topic with a few friends since my last outburst.  Now, I’ve found that some of my friends who read my book and support me are … Continue reading

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The Taboo Tense

This post is probably going to have a little frustration and anger, but it isn’t directed at anyone in particular.  Since my book debuted, I’ve had a few people bring up the fact that I use present tense instead of … Continue reading

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