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Re: Can we all admit that novels in present tense were a fad

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Sounds like we're dancing around the same maypole, but we're still getting all tangled up.

Two points:
1) Present tense is hard, it has to be done really well to work, some people don't think it can be done well enough.

2) I'm in Paris, writing like Hemingway.
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