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Featured Stories Issue #49

Selected stories from 9,400 writers supporting 93,500+ readers on ILLUMINATION

Image designed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com

Dear readers,

It is a pleasure to provide you with fresh stories every day.

We compiled some interesting stories from our growing collection today.

External readers can access them via 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 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 accomplished 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

How to grow and become a top writer on Medium in three months: 100 Day Challenge For New Writers100 Day Challenge For New Writers
How to grow and become a top writer on Medium in three monthsmedium.com

Please enjoy our fresh stories.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

How To Create A 30,000 Words E-book In A Month

How To Create A 30,000 Words E-book In A Month
Practical steps to produce a manuscript with 1,000-word a daymedium.com

Interview With Keri Mangis

Interview With Keri Mangis
Author of “Embodying Soul: A Return to Wholeness”medium.com

Lisa Wathen

Eulogy for the World

Eulogy for the World
Grief in the Time of Covidmedium.com

The Maverick Files

We’re All Instinctively Racist — Anti-Racism Is Our Battle With Ourselves

We’re All Instinctively Racist — Anti-Racism Is Our Battle With Ourselves
Understanding the problem is the start of the solution.medium.com

Claire Kelly

Today I Woke up to Speak

Today I Woke up to Speak.
But I was silent instead.medium.com

Thewriteyard

Virtual Travel at Its Best

Virtual Travel at Its Best
My experience with Mapcrunchmedium.com

Dr. Preeti Singh

Why do I love To Appreciate The Contribution Of People?

Why do I love To Appreciate The Contribution Of People?
I feel like recognizing the true value of the doer.medium.com

Yewande Adeleke

I Failed My PhD Program

I Failed My PhD Program
It hurt, but came with great life lessons…medium.com

Tree Langdon

There Are 75 English Words for Anger

There Are 75 English Words for Anger
It’s the go-to emotion these days.medium.com

Ed Matthews

From Athlete to Fat-lete

From Athlete to Fat-lete
Why I gained 68 pounds after my athletic career endedmedium.com

Cristina Comunian

Frozen in a Relentless Restlessness

Frozen in a Relentless Restlessness
E.A. Poe’s The Man of the Crowd is the man of our crowd, ahead of its timemedium.com

Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

Dyslexia before IDEA

Dyslexia before IDEA
Have You Ever Gone Word Blind?medium.com

Elisabeth Khan

Daididau: From Obscure Poem to Worldwide Hit

Daididau: From Obscure Poem to Worldwide Hit
(and unofficial anthem of Kazakhstan)medium.com

Arthur Keith

These 5 Cities Are Growing Faster Than Your Kids

These 5 Cities Are Growing Faster Than Your Kids
But where are their Black residents?medium.com

Mia Z. Edwards

Satan’s Territory

Satan’s Territory
Flying Over The Devil’s Triangle Was My First Religious Testmedium.com

Ryan Gilley

Please Don’t Wish Me a Happy Memorial Day

Please Don’t Wish Me a Happy Memorial Day
How this Veteran sees that daymedium.com

Lucy Dan 蛋小姐 (she/her/她)

How Integrating Google Calendar and ToDoIst Helped Me Manage a Stressful Workload

How Integrating Google Calendar and ToDoIst Helped Me Manage a Stressful Workload
This is right up your alley if you love visually based planners and are distractible as a squirrelmedium.com

Misbah Ul Haq Syed

City Of Lights — Karachi

City Of Lights — Karachi
100 Days writing challenge — Episode 3medium.com

Nishi Kashyap

Old Is Gold: This Very Old Programming Language Is Getting Bold Again

Old Is Gold: This Very Old Programming Language Is Getting Bold Again
After more than a decade the dinosaur language is ready to own the programming field againmedium.com

Alberto Lanata

Who Is Controlling the World? — the Truth about Your Daily Choices

Who Is Controlling the World? — the Truth about Your Daily Choices
You may be helping the dark side without knowing…medium.com

Patricia Rosa

Do You Define Yourself by Your Day Job, Or by Your Passion?

Do You Define Yourself by Your Day Job, Or by Your Passion?
What’s in a title?medium.com

Sumesh P

This is what is really wrong with Emerging Cloud Architects and Why!

This is what is really wrong with Emerging Cloud Architects and Why!
The problem had always existed, but this time it costs money and no one’s looking! I talk about it from a specific…medium.com

Terry Trueman

Legacy 2.0 or so

Legacy 2.0 or so
In Wikipedia recently
I read a posting
about a famous
dead author.
The part under
“Legacy”
stated that nobody
studied…
medium.com

Floyd Mori

Do You Believe America Is A Racist Country?

Do You Believe America Is A Racist Country?
Most people would agree that it ismedium.com

Saugat Menon

Necromancer

Necromancer
Beast of burdenmedium.com

Tom Handy

If You Want to Change Your Life, You Could Follow Dwyane Wade’s Example

If You Want to Change Your Life, You Could Follow Dwyane Wade’s Example
Finding ways to earn income takes a little bit of skill, planning, and luck.medium.com

Ms Fischer

Teaching During Covid-19

Teaching During Covid-19
An Updatemedium.com

Susan Foster

He Wasn’t Standing Where He Was Supposed To Be

He Wasn’t Standing Where He Was Supposed To Be
…but Billy wasmedium.com

Antonieta Contreras

Let’s Talk About Trauma

Let’s Talk About Trauma
We are talking about trauma all wrongmedium.com

Angelina Der Arakelian

What if you Could Live a New Life Everyday?

What if you Could Live a New Life Everyday?
Seeing the world through a creative’s eyesmedium.com

Linda Kowalchek

Could You Make a Career Out of Medium? — Part Two

Could You Make a Career Out of Medium? — Part Two
Let me tell you how to make the big bucks.medium.com

Liangcai Chen

Can Travel Be Stress-free?

Can Travel Be Stress-free?
Perhaps you are asking the wrong questionmedium.com

Anthony Jackson

The Passenger

The Passenger
A poem about death.medium.com

Randy Wolken

You Are More Powerful Than You Believe

You Are More Powerful Than You Believe
What’s the secret to increasing your power and influence?medium.com

Steve B Howard

Where My Writing Currently Earns $$$ for Me

Where My Writing Currently Earns $$$ for Me
All the sites I’m on that pay me (at least a little bit).medium.com

S M Mamunur Rahman

Things You Should Never Do in Japan

Things You Should Never Do in Japan
Don’t embarrass yourself in a foreign land.medium.com

Jennifer MacDonald

We Are Not Okay

We Are Not Okay
A poem to express my current feelings as an essential worker during the pandemic.medium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 19

Day Tripping: April 19
First Shot, Last Stand, and Mass Terrormedium.com

Aldric Chen

Yes, I have 27 Hours In A Day and I Earn $145,283.10 From Writing. A Brilliant Life, Isn’t It?

Yes, I have 27 Hours In A Day and I Earn $145,283.10 From Writing. A Brilliant Life, Isn’t It?
Oh yes, Life Creator loves me.medium.com

Liam Ireland

How To Go About Writing

How To Go About Writing
It’s all about sex, apparentlymedium.com

Sahil Patel

8 Small Ways To Make You Feel Happier In The Next 5 Minutes.

8 Small Ways To Make You Feel Happier In The Next 5 Minutes.
Happiness is a choice, so choose to be happy.medium.com

Lucienne

Going Blue

Going Blue
He knows I would die for him. | A poemmedium.com

Ivette Cruz

Blue Ocean

Blue Ocean
A haiku for the oceanmedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

For Anthi Kanéna

For Anthi Kanéna
An acrostic sonnetmedium.com

AHK

Are You Lacking These Abilities to Be a Better Writer?

Are You Lacking These Abilities to Be a Better Writer?
Skills to help you become an exciting writermedium.com

Bill Abbate

How to Find Blessings and Opportunities in the Difficulties of Life

How to Find Blessings and Opportunities in the Difficulties of Life
The importance of dealing with everyday difficulties the right waymedium.com

Esther George

After So Much Of Talk, Are We Truly Capable of Unconditional Love?

After So Much Of Talk, Are We Truly Capable of Unconditional Love?
It’s not unfair to set conditions, just quit calling it unconditional when it’s not.medium.com

Rose Blog

The art of letting go

The art of letting go
What your heart and thoughts could create, once you set yourself free?medium.com

Veronika Kaufmann

The Innovative Insomniac

The Innovative Insomniac
just go with itmedium.com

Jay Toran

A Little About Me — Jay Toran

A Little About Me — Jay Toran
Introducing the Persona Behind the Faceless Businessmanmedium.com

Michele Thill

5 Activities That Promote Inner Peace

5 Activities That Promote Inner Peace
Start today and feel better — starting todaymedium.com

Andrew Lalchan

Ingenuity Flies On Mars Making History

Ingenuity Flies On Mars Making History
Latest update on the historical flight of Ingenuity the first on another planet.medium.com

Heber Rowan

Election monitors during COVID-19

Election monitors during COVID-19
The status of overseas election monitoring from Ireland’s perspective amid the COVID pandemic.medium.com

Misbah Ul Haq Syed

City Of Golden Sands — Sharjah

City Of Golden Sands — Sharjah
Episode 4medium.com

Ann Venkataraman

The Real-Life Game of Thrones

The Real-Life Game of Thrones
World’s Longest Epicmedium.com

Betsy Ramser Jaime

5 Powerful Ways You Can Find Ideas as a Content Creator

5 Powerful Ways You Can Find Ideas as a Content Creator
Using free resources that you already usemedium.com

Selina Hajarat

Pack a Bag and Disappear

Pack a Bag and Disappear
when you can’t muster up strength to fight anymore, pack a bag and gomedium.com

Ethan C. Wright

How to Overcome an Unhealthy Childhood Habit

How to Overcome an Unhealthy Childhood Habit
Everything I need to be happy, I already have within me.medium.com

Deepak Sethi

What Is a Metered Paywall and How It Helps Publishing Platforms and Writers?

What Is a Metered Paywall and How It Helps Publishing Platforms and Writers?
Types of paywalls and their future.medium.com

Khadejah Jones

I Started Ordering My Food Under The Name Karen And You Should Too

I Started Ordering My Food Under The Name Karen And You Should Too
The struggle of having a “difficult” name.medium.com

Neera Mahajan

Can Acceptance of Death Make Us Live Better

Can Acceptance of Death Make Us Live Better
Considering we are all going to die one day, how surprising it is that we don’t talk about death at all.medium.com

Marcus

Esther this story gives me much nachas.

Esther this story gives me much nachas.
Building off of White Feather’s great piece on the subject, what unconditional love is not:medium.com

Adebayo Adeniran

What if the boss from hell was one of your followers on medium?

What if the boss from hell was one of your followers on medium?
Imagine a sexist, racist, psychologically abusive and an all round shit head being your boss? Our chap was all of those…medium.com

Tandreia Santini

This is Where I belong, for Now — Learning to Love LA

This is Where I belong, for Now — Learning to Love LA
A career in Film, the tall Palm trees, endless sunshine on days end, and the beach life — yes, this was why I moved to…medium.com

J.A. Becker

Surviving Open Workplace Feedback Cultures

Surviving Open Workplace Feedback Cultures
They’re supposed to improve us, but they only tear us apart — How do you survive them?medium.com

Addey Vaters

The TikTok That Saved Me Hundreds of Dollars in Medical Bills

The TikTok That Saved Me Hundreds of Dollars in Medical Bills
Sometimes, I learn things from TikTok. And now you can, too!medium.com

Terry L. Cooper

“Where Are The Good Apples?”

“Where Are The Good Apples?”
Some of us never made it into the basketmedium.com

EJY

McDonald’s Collaborates with BTS to Highlight the K-pop Band’s Preferred Order

McDonald’s Collaborates with BTS to Highlight the K-pop Band’s Preferred Order
McDonald’s BTS meal will be available beginning May 26 as part of a celebrity partnership menu.medium.com

Ashley Nicole

How I Found out I was Pregnant for the Very First Time!

How I Found out I was Pregnant for the Very First Time!
Plus how I surprised my husband, Luke!medium.com

Destiny S. Harris

How Can I Do X?

How Can I Do X?
Making Goals, Dreams, & Desires A Realitymedium.com

Shawn Ingram

No Reflection

No Reflection
Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 32medium.com

Samantha Scott

Microsoft shut down Wunderlist — 5 tools you can use instead!

Microsoft shut down Wunderlist — 5 tools you can use instead!
Wunderlist was one of the most popular to-do list apps out there and since the announcement, I’ve been on a mission to…medium.com

Jeff Herring

Get the Click: 7 Universal Laws for the Email PS

Get the Click: 7 Universal Laws for the Email PS
Stealth tips to get the click…medium.com

Yiqing Zhao

Why a Sufficiency Mindset is What You Need

Why a Sufficiency Mindset is What You Need
Forget Abundance. Live in Sufficiency.medium.com

Humaira Iqbal

I Took A Selfie On Stage At My Graduation

I Took A Selfie On Stage At My Graduation
Yes, I’m one of those.medium.com

Tanguy Leborgne

4 Secrets Every Leader Can Learn From Successful Retirees

4 Secrets Every Leader Can Learn From Successful Retirees
And what you can do about it, starting right now!medium.com

Floyd Mori

What Would You Do If You Were Homeless?

What Would You Do If You Were Homeless?
It could happen to almost anyonemedium.com

Melanie J.

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#24)

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#24)
A phrase about one simple pleasure in lifemedium.com

Several new authors joined ILLUMINATION Book Chapters. You can enjoy chapters from their published books. Check them!

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Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com

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Please check Book Chapters from our accomplished authors on ILLUMINATION Book Chapters.ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com

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