Can I ask everyone a question?
Lately I’ve come across a few people who tend to write their stories in either first or third person present tense.
Personally, I find things written in present tense the equivalent of nails on a chalkboard.
To me, past tense is a much more enjoyable read, and most common.
What is your preference?
Present tense: a tense expressing an action that is currently going on or habitually performed, or a state that currently or generally exists.
Past tense: a tense expressing an action that has happened or a state that previously existed.