Tag: writing meta
First person present tense: not so unnatural after all.
Some Dude, reading my book: It’s so nice to read a book about dudes being close. Me: Oh, thank you. I wanted to discuss emotional and sexual intimacy between men. Some Dude: What’s better than this, two men being bros and getting boners around each other. Me: Uh, yeah . . . ? SD: Or two bros […]
I love first person present tense. For me it’s the most demanding of any point of view and tense, because it requires the utmost discipline and agility to work effectively. There are plenty of utilitarian examples of first person present tense. The one which springs readily to my mind is The Hunger Games. It was first person present […]