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Uses and Abuses of Inner Monologue

The greatest weapon of the fiction writer is a double-edged sword.

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Inner monologue is the unique element defining the novel or short story. The ability of the author to dive directly into the head of the characters and explore their thoughts and feelings is a literary device that cannot be used by the playwright or screenwriter. It is an extraordinarily…

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Simon Dillon

Simon Dillon

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: www.simondillonbooks.wordpress.com