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Questions 289: First Person, Present Tense

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DC asks:
“What tips can you offer for achieving depth in first person, present tense?”

Resources:
Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
The Little Sister by Raymond Chandler
The Quiet Game by Greg Iles
Mortal Fear by Greg Iles
24 Hours by Greg Iles
The Girl With the Deep Blue Eyes by Lawrence Block

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Today, Ed points out that I missed a good technique for opening stories when discussing first stentences, while Cheyenne reveals an ingenious method for cataloging notes, ideas, and thoughts for future use.

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