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Verb tense makes me tense!

Verb tense is one of the most common things I edit for in dissertations.  According to APA 6, verb tense should be in past or present perfect.   221 more words

Feeling Tense

Most writing is in the simple past tense.  The past tense feels comfortable, and it is also the way most of us think.  Journalism uses the simple past tense, which is why all the quotations end with “said.”  It is the way we tell stories and share anecdotes with each other: … 619 more words

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