There are three different ways in which you can use speech in fiction;
- Monologue/ interior - This is where readers are able to see exactly what a particular character is thinking and gives an added insight for the reader to that character and their private thoughts.
Unbelievable! How am I going to get the package out?
- Indirect - This is simply speech that is reported and is not annotated with speech marks.
- Direct - This is the most commonly used type of speech and is shown between speech marks.
"I know," his master concluded.