We have told stories to entertain and to learn from each other even before the first cave paintings. It’s been said that our brains are hard-wired for using stories to learn—that telling stories is how we relate to each other, share experiences, and draw out emotion. We know stories and we tell them to ourselves, our families, our friends, and our co-workers every day.

What to you is the difference between the narration of sequential events and a story?

What makes a story a story?