Narrative intelligence is the capacity to understand the world in narrative terms. It means being familiar with the various components and dimensions of narratives and knowing the different patterns of stories that exist, as well as which narrative patterns are most likely to have what effect in which situation. It involves knowing how to overcome the fundamental attribution error and understand the audience’s story. It entails the capacity to navigate the quicksilver world of interacting narratives, anticipating the dynamic factors that determine how the audience will react to a new story and whether a new story is likely to be generated in the mind of any particular audience by any particular ...

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