Daily Digest from ILLUMINATION

Featured Stories Issue #42

Selected stories from 9,300 writers supporting 93,000+ readers on ILLUMINATION

Image designed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com Chief Editor of IIP (ILLUMINATON Integrated Publications)
Image designed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com

Dear readers,

We compiled this featured list for your enjoyment. We also share our stories with external readers via our blogs on Word Press.

Thank you for the following ILLUMINATION and for reading the engaging stories shared by our creative writers.

Our previous digests are easily accessible from this collection.Collection of Featured Stories
Easy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATIONmedium.com

We recommend taking a look at the collection of book chapters in our special publication (ILLUMINATION Book Chapters) hosting published books from reputable authors.Index of Published Book Chapters
Easy access to chapters for readers on Mediummedium.com

The primary purpose of ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications (IIP) is to give optimal visibility to content created and hosted on them.

All writers are invited to join a writing challenge as proposed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz. These stories provide an opportunity for writers and readers to cross-pollinate.Invitation To A Writing Challenge
Share your concerns and aspirations in a storymedium.com

Please enjoy these informative, engaging, and interesting stories.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
Editorial Bulletin #10 New resources and authorsmedium.com
How To Deal With Mental Clutter
And produce in flow state consistentlymedium.com

Brenda Mahler

Don’t Allow the Writer in You to Die
As long as we keep writing we breathe lifemedium.com

Riku Arikiri

26 Words
A poem about life, and the promise of fulfillment.medium.com

I. Trudie Palmer

La Soufrière Volcano Erupts
As do sometimes situations in our livesmedium.com

Bhavya Sankhyan

The Evolution Of Plastic
A Brief Historymedium.com

Raza Hussain, MD

Introspection
A Poemmedium.com

Rosa Diaz

The Road Trip
An Adventure In And Of Itselfmedium.com

Lucy Dan 蛋小姐 (she/her/她)

The Power of Milk Tea
a poem about freedom of speechmedium.com

A.P. Grayson

The Case of the Missing Section Word Count
Need an automated way of getting a word count for each section of a Microsoft Word document? A word count for each…medium.com

Paul Hobbs

Drowning in Depression
A sea of despair and melancholymedium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

Time
A poetry prompt for day 18medium.com

Linda Kowalchek

I Took Two Weeks Off From Writing on Medium
What I learned and how much I earned.medium.com

Terry Mansfield

Kids Are Telling Their Stories During The Pandemic
The nation-wide organization “Written Out Loud” is helping kids fall in love with writing.medium.com

Warren Brown

Touched by a Muse
Why is it that you still doubt your talent?medium.com

Terry Trueman

Palace Lady Playing Ch’in And Listeners
(Chou Feng, 780–816)medium.com

Noah Nelson

Writing Tips Harlan Coben Taught Me
He’s one of the modern day greats.medium.com

Anthony Jackson

Father. Why Have you Abandoned Me? Why Can’t I Forgive You?
A Poem About An Alcoholic Father.medium.com

Sam Davies

5 Quick Tips On How To Lose Weight Fast!
medium.com

Larissa Marie Schwarz

Let Your Wounds be Your Strengths
Turn your negative feelings into energy and become even better.medium.com

Sidra Ansari

Were You Counting Down the Days To School Starting Again?
Lockdown has brought an unprecedented change in family dynamics, including homeschooling. Here are 5 reasons I choose…medium.com

Amethyst Qu

Magick Not Working? Think Bigger
Miracles are easier to manifest than the mundanemedium.com

Jennifer Dunne

Think You’re Horrible at Math? You’ve Been Taught Math Badly
Everyone has the capacity to enjoy math — really!medium.com

Shawn Ingram

Apple Communion
My daughter walks over to me. I’m still lying in our hammock. When she reaches me, I slide over and sit in the hammock…medium.com

Keri Mangis

5 Reasons to be Radically Creative in a World That Wants Us to be Normal
“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in square holes because the…medium.com

Janice Arenofsky

Tweeting is Bitching
Passive aggression rids me of unkept promisesmedium.com

Emily Wilcox

Me-teorology
A poem about feelingsmedium.com

Jacquelyn Lynn

Who Told You It Couldn’t Be Done?
And why are you listening to that person?medium.com

William J Spirdione

Spring Scene
A twittlemedium.com

Dr. Fatima Imam

Taciturnity
A poemmedium.com

Lisa Cyrier

My Husband Survived a Lightning Strike
And I’m Grateful for It Every Single Daymedium.com

Liam Ireland

The future of publishing is to be found in the duality of purpose being demonstrated by the…
In the case of Ev Williams we have already seen how he has made two very inspirational moves. One is the buying into of…medium.com

Julie Ranson

Positive Path for the Medium Citizen
Get on the pavement and steer in the right direction!medium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 12
Obituaries, Orbiters, and More Orbitersmedium.com

Dr Soojin Jun

Life Is Like A Parachute
Open up to live and love.medium.com

Aldric Chen

3 Deadly Mistakes I See Aspiring Writers Make And How To Completely Reframe Your Thoughts Towards…
I know because I have made a ton of mistakes. A TON.medium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Not Again
Another twittlemedium.com

Maria Rattray

What Bothers Me As A Writer And What I Plan To Do About It
“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” — Anton Chekhovmedium.com

Ivette Cruz

With Open Heart
Humble Spiritmedium.com

Adam J. Cheshier

4 Big Positives Of Starting A Sports Blog
Advantages of being an online content writer.medium.com

Dan Catalin

Behind The Scenes Of Helping Cam Models — Choosing The Right Dildo #1
A Funny story to tellmedium.com

Neera Mahajan

How To Thrive Even If You Have Attention Span Of A Goldfish
The five strategies to enhance your productivity.medium.com

Fahri Karakas

Imagine You Own Five Luxury Cars
What will you do with them?medium.com

Joy B

20 Tips That Will Help In A Successful Startup.
What to do and avoid before commencing a startupmedium.com

George Blue Kelly

6 Habits That Help Elite Writers Stay Consistent
1. Don’t carry the burden of the pastmedium.com

Gippolito Ndp

I have Hope Because Views & Reads Match On One of My Medium Articles
In keeping with my recent determination to look for the positive, to search for the silver lining, and to be upbeat: my…medium.com

HK

5 Ways to Absolutely Boss Any Business Negotiation
I learned that the art of effective negotiation lies in not negotiating.medium.com

Bhavya Sankhyan

How do alcohol and caffeine affect our sleep?
Caffeine decreases the amount of deep sleep…medium.com

Ali Hall

Can We Reverse a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?
Don’t let your labels clip your wings.medium.com

Jennifer Dunne

Introducing Getting Ready for the New Day
I am only a new writer to the ILLUMINATION family, and yet it already feels like a family. It is incredibly nurturing…medium.com

Emily Wilcox

We’re Doomed
A poem about hopeless lovemedium.com

Elvie Lins

TUOB — Traditional Home Remedy In The Philippines
Tu-ob and why most Filipinos resort to this traditional home remedy today?medium.com

Nuno Fabiao

An Amazing Strategy You Should Use To Talk With Your Future Self
Never forget who you were and who you’re going to be.medium.com

Kyle Chastain

5 Ways I’m Struggling As a Writer Right Now
Because nobody’s perfect all the time.medium.com

Rose Blog

The art of unlearning
Is this the start of something new and a space to learn more?medium.com

S. Viktorie Chladova

To Start Living, Stop Daydreaming
It seems obvious, but sometimes, we all need this reminder.medium.com

Andy Dumitrescu

How to Improve Your Life Through Daydreaming
Remember when you were a kid how awesome was your imagination?medium.com

Vladimir Agaev

There Is No Hack
Success comes when you stop avoiding what is hard.medium.com

Younes Romero

The People United, Will Never Be Defeated.
It’s a hope that seems to be no further away from a dream. To see a species uniting to create a better world for the…medium.com

Yaqoob ahmad

The 4 Words That’ll Make You Happy When You’re Sad
“This Too Shall Pass”medium.com

Tracey Folly

I Tried to Hitchhike: This Is What I Learned
My would-be ride abandoned me in the city, and it was the best thing that could have happened to memedium.com

Andrew Brewerton

Men’s Styling Tips From A Gentlemen’s Wardrobe
Do we tuck it in or leave it out to flap and flutter in the breeze?medium.com

KLB Finch

5 Lockdown Life-Changes Which Have Actually Improved my Quality of Life
I don’t really want things to go “back to normal”.medium.com

Ryan Justin

Just get to the damn point.
When it comes to creating a new blog post is there any need to drag it out?medium.com

Eric Sutherland

A lesson on the dangers of cheap Labour
Outsourcingmedium.com

Esse Letters

Vulnerable
Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our…medium.com

Imran Safder

This Millionaire revealed his Marketing Wisdom that I would Learn after Reading 100 Books
Here is what he discussed with me.medium.com

Gal Mux

I Write For Money And I Am Not Ashamed.
Medium is one of the healthiest social media platforms that I have ever been in. There are few healthy platforms out…medium.com

Harry Hogg

There are Clowns and then Clowns
Knights in colorful armor have died outmedium.com

Ashley Nicole

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Refinancing my Home
Please read this before refinancing!medium.com

Marcel Badia

Provocation the Best Bait for Your Ideas
The good fisherman of “ideas” differs from the others because focuses on those preys that are mostly priced, those that…medium.com

Freestone Wilson

Do Your Thing
Do your thing. This is an old hippie saying from the late 60s to 1970s.medium.com

S M Mamunur Rahman

10 Keto-foods to Have in Your Kitchen
Choose the right keto-friendly foods and lose weightsmedium.com

Floyd Mori

YOU Are SOMEBODY Important
Don’t let anyone tell you differentmedium.com

Thank you for reading our stories.

We are grateful to our editors who reviewed and published these stories for you. Our editors work hard to help our writers submit their best stories. They invest their precious time volunteering for the smooth publishing of stories every day. 

You can find editor profiles in this story.Editors of ILLUMINATION
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