Past or Present; Which Tense do I Write In?

Amethyst Champagne
4 min readJul 25, 2021

Hi again, it’s me.

For this post, I’ll be discussing the two main tenses you can use in your writing, their pros and cons, and tips for each. But first, let me tell you about what each is.

Past Tense

The first one is past tense, meaning was/were/would. It is, for the most part, the default for most fiction and many non-fiction…

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Amethyst Champagne

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