Category Archives: Present Tense

Ash, by Alys Einion

This week I am pleased that my next novel, Ash,  has been nominated for the Guardian Not-the-Booker Literary Prize. Being on the Longlist is a real honour, so thank you to the person who nominated me. Ash has been a labour … Continue reading

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Why First Person?

It’s an escape, really, an escape from one state to another. The character, my character, tells the story in the first person. Why did I choose first person? For the immediacy, for one thing, because it’s first person present tense, … Continue reading

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