Just in case you don’t know: “LISTICLE: A short-form of writing that uses a list as its thematic structure, but is fleshed out with sufficient copy to be published as an article…”
The article below was published on the Huffington Post UK as Looking for a Listicle to Lean On? Oldies Can Be Goodies?
Here is an excerpt…
Remember when a list was something scrawled on a scrap of paper to help you get better organised?
And if writing that list was all you achieved on some days, well who’d ever know? Only you ever read it!
Since then the list has spread its tentacles and mega-morphed into a means of broadcasting everything you need to know about absolutely anything there’s something to know about. And, indeed, about many things you might be much better off not knowing anything about!
In short, the private list has become the very public listicle….