I know when I write, I sometime struggle with the use of tense. While searching online for tips in this area, I came across this blog, which I found useful and thought I would share.
————————————————————————Present or Past Verb Tense: What to Choose For Your Fiction Writing
By Writers Relief Staff on January 14, 2009 · 1 Comment ·
The English language has a nice, neat system of verb tenses to choose from. But how do you know which is the best (or correct) verb tense to choose? What’s the difference between past, present, future, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect? And how do the simple and progressive verb forms play into it? Here’s a chart that breaks down the differences between verb forms into a simple and easy-to-read format.