Listicle writing silently kills that magic which sprinkles its stardust upon the reader. Such magic lies at the heart of virtually every best-selling book. Such magic is the primary quality that editors at publishing houses look for in book proposals and …
Wow. This article is such a well-developed critique of listicles. You compared them to fast food 🍔🍟and you are absolutely right. They stymie creativity and fail to create a good relationship with the reader.
I especially apprecite your practical tip about worldbuilding. My favorite books and writing always takes me somewhere else.