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Featured Stories Issue #50

Selected stories from 9,400 writers supporting 93,600+ readers on ILLUMINATION

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It is great pleasure for us to provide you fresh stories every day.

We hope you enjoy these 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

You may check this 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.

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Random Selections From ILLUMINATION Book Chapters

Random Selections From ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
A quick taste to book loversmedium.com

Published authors are invited to ILLUMINATION Book Chapters

Published authors are invited to ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
So are aspiring writers who want to create manuscripts.medium.com

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

Megan Holstein

Getting Married in a Plantation Home is Not Okay

Getting Married in a Plantation Home is Not Okay
The racism should be obvious, but for some reason, it’s notmedium.com

Bill Abbate

Life Is One Big Chance until It Finally Happens

Life Is One Big Chance until It Finally Happens
Will you take a chance that can change your life?medium.com

Sarah V

Is data vis only for the creative?

Is data vis only for the creative?
I’ve wanted to be a creative person my whole life, but it just doesn’t seem to be in the cards. I tried all kinds of…medium.com

Prasanniya

The easy way to success is within our reach.

The easy way to success is within our reach.
I was wondering what winning means. What is it for me?medium.com

Will Fulton

This One Word Will Make You A Millionaire

This One Word Will Make You A Millionaire
It’s something we all have access tomedium.com

Juliano Righetto

The Time I Played a National Championship Without Knowing the Sport’s Rules

The Time I Played a National Championship Without Knowing the Sport’s Rules
The embarrassment was not more significant because I am not stupid.medium.com

Brian Dickens Barrabee

A Compliment That Will Please Any Partner

A Compliment That Will Please Any Partner
Ever feel that the person with whom you have a relationship responds more negatively to criticism than positively to…medium.com

Valerie King

Why You Shouldn’t Live Like You’re Dying

Why You Shouldn’t Live Like You’re Dying
“Carpe Diem” is an overrated mantra.medium.com

Gippolito Ndp

Writing on Medium: My Sunday Ritual That Helps Enormously

Writing on Medium: My Sunday Ritual That Helps Enormously
I’m in my sixth month of wiring on Medium, and have developed a little routine that helps to keep my mind and writing…medium.com

Terry Mansfield

No Cure

No Cure
A medical diagnosis haiku poemmedium.com

Ian Vanderlinden

Long-Distance Relationships and the Pandemic — 7 Tips on How to Flourish

Long-Distance Relationships and the Pandemic — 7 Tips on How to Flourish
What I have learned over the past year in an LDR.medium.com

Jade M.

Medium Vs. Vocal

Medium Vs. Vocal
It Wasn’t Even Close For Memedium.com

Dee Adams

The Monopoly Game Board

The Monopoly Game Board
Racist Symbol or Teaching Tool?medium.com

James Williams

The Responses I Got From a Software Developer Candidate That Made Me Hire Him

The Responses I Got From a Software Developer Candidate That Made Me Hire Him
Software developer interviews are tragicomedies.medium.com

Joshua Cronkhite

Productivity Means Doing Less, Not More

Productivity Means Doing Less, Not More
There is a reason so much of what you’ve read isn’t working.medium.com

Tavian Jean-Pierre

It Is Time to Stop Telling Black People They Are Oppressed

It Is Time to Stop Telling Black People They Are Oppressed
The Facts Tell Us We Can Thrive, Not Just Survivemedium.com

S. Viktorie Chladova

5 Reasons Why You May Feel Like You Don’t Belong

5 Reasons Why You May Feel Like You Don’t Belong
And have no friends.medium.com

Marcel Badia

Attracting Talent Through Leadership

Attracting Talent Through Leadership
Being a leader is not about giving orders, a leader lead by example and guide employees the right waymedium.com

George Lamptey

Dinner Party In Paris

Dinner Party In Paris
Silver ambience
A colourful air of grace
Auras of different characters
It was not through language
But bodily…
medium.com

Rob Stux

The difference between a winner and a loser.

The difference between a winner and a loser.
A loser thinks linearly — a winner thinks in systems.medium.com

j.calabrese

It begins with One

It begins with One
and becomes Manymedium.com

◦•●Christina M. Ward ●•◦

Poetry with Onomatopoeia

Poetry with Onomatopoeia
a few examplesmedium.com

Delilah Brass

Adam Toledo: When Will America Learn?

Adam Toledo: When Will America Learn?
Everyone’s focus is yet again on another police shooting. Mine is on the Second Amendment.medium.com

paulmartincurry

It’s just the Hypoalgesic Effect

It’s just the Hypoalgesic Effect
a poem about anguish and adrenalinemedium.com

Elle How

About Me

About Me
Elle Howmedium.com

Warren Brown

Universal WiFi Available

Universal WiFi Available
Connecting you to the celestial world and beyondmedium.com

Nkeonye Judith Izuka

This Is a Tribute to My Dad

This Is a Tribute to My Dad
“Fathers lead their children down the path to adulthood in the hopes they leap beyond the boundaries and forge new…medium.com

Keri Mangis

Thoughts On Freedom

Thoughts On Freedom
About speaking truth, cultural conditioning, and lots of practicemedium.com

Ada LLoyd

STOP Thinking More Affordable Housing Will Solve Homelessness

STOP Thinking More Affordable Housing Will Solve Homelessness
Look For Innovative Solutions Insteadmedium.com

Paul Douglas

Now You’re Gone

Now You’re Gone
A poemmedium.com

Carole Olsen

Dealing With the Scars From a Drunken Mother

Dealing With the Scars From a Drunken Mother
My decision to get help and change saved me.medium.com

Terry Trueman

Three-way*

Three-way*
And yes, the title means exactly what you think, a look back at my first 3-way sex-capade.medium.com

Donnette Anglin

Stay True to “Why,” You Write Amongst the Noise

Stay True to “Why,” You Write Amongst the Noise
Success in writing is different for everyone.medium.com

Paul Douglas

What Medium Means To Me

What Medium Means To Me
How my expectations and outlook changed regarding the platformmedium.com

Gal Mux

Katherine Jackson: The Woman To Emulate

Katherine Jackson: The Woman To Emulate
A great parent is like a strong pillar. Supporting the weight of their children and the weight of the people whose…medium.com

William J Spirdione

Smile

Smile
A twittlemedium.com

Elio D’Anna

Certainty

Certainty
Success is inside youmedium.com

Gary Buzzard

Three Important Rules I’ve Learned From 76 Years Of Living

Three Important Rules I’ve Learned From 76 Years Of Living
A message of hope and optimism from a grateful boomer to Generation X, Y, and Zmedium.com

Alan Dinelka

Situations That Will Allow You To See Through Your ‘Friends’

Situations That Will Allow You To See Through Your ‘Friends’
Friendship is all about mutual trust and supportmedium.com

Sapna M

What is faith?

What is faith?
A complete trust or confidence in someone or something…medium.com

Luba Sigaud

What Finishing Two Degrees During a Pandemic Taught Me About Life

What Finishing Two Degrees During a Pandemic Taught Me About Life
Disappointment is an opportunity to count your blessings.medium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 20

Day Tripping: April 20
A day for firstsmedium.com

Louis Petrik

Getting Up at 5 AM Might Be Horrible Advice

Getting Up at 5 AM Might Be Horrible Advice
Listen to scientists rather than productivity gurusmedium.com

Anna

8 Tips for Planning a Large Wedding On a Budget

8 Tips for Planning a Large Wedding On a Budget
You’ve got to be ruthless in order to splurge on your top priorities.medium.com

Alana Rister, Ph.D.

You Need to Choose Happiness Now

You Need to Choose Happiness Now
Your future situation will never bring it to youmedium.com

Liam Ireland

Wake Up America!

Wake Up America!
The world is watching, and we don’t like what we see.medium.com

Nishi Kashyap

23 American Slang Words That You Should Know As an English Learner

23 American Slang Words That You Should Know As an English Learner
Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned English speaker, you’ll want to brush up on your command of these American…medium.com

the lady upstairs

Tik Tok baby mamas

Tik Tok baby mamas
Yes, I’m too old for Tik Tok. I know. I’m appropriately embarrassed.medium.com

Gokhan Polat ☀️

Military Strategy for Business

Military Strategy for Business
The art of survival and success in compelling environments…medium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Charles Trenet

Charles Trenet
“Que Reste-t-il de nos amours”medium.com

Verbieann Hardy

One Side-effect of the Covid-19 Vaccination that I Ignored

One Side-effect of the Covid-19 Vaccination that I Ignored
Don’t underestimate pandemic stressmedium.com

Aldric Chen

Shoot Laughing Bombs. Not Discriminatory Shots!

Shoot Laughing Bombs. Not Discriminatory Shots!
I mean, because we are capable of dead serious humor.medium.com

Avana Lilly

First Trip to the Vet

First Trip to the Vet
A New Pet Parent’s Guide To Vet Readinessmedium.com

Yaman Ramadan

How To Overcome Crises At The Beginning Of Your Project?

How To Overcome Crises At The Beginning Of Your Project?
One of the biggest problems entrepreneurs face is the actual start-up process; Because there are many stages and steps…medium.com

Gippolito Ndp

I Found an Old Digital Camera That Documents Part of My 2011 Migration From West to East Coast

I Found an Old Digital Camera That Documents Part of My 2011 Migration From West to East Coast
I’d thought the vast majority of these photos were gone forever. May I share some of them with you? America, the…medium.com

Terry Mansfield

My First Book Has Been Published

My First Book Has Been Published
It’s now available on Amazon Kindle.medium.com

Vanessa Harrill

How Natural Vitamin D Improved My Battle With High Blood Pressure

How Natural Vitamin D Improved My Battle With High Blood Pressure
I am a relatively healthy female in my really late 40’s. Unfortunately, I have had an approximate 2-year-long history…medium.com

Matt Ray

Ocean Sailing

Ocean Sailing
A poem about sailing in a stormy open seamedium.com

Helena Pedersen

Memoirs Of An AirBnb Host: My 5 Most Memorable Guests

Memoirs Of An AirBnb Host: My 5 Most Memorable Guests
#1. Pube Manmedium.com

Ada LLoyd

Are You Going to Be Atop the Podium?

Are You Going to Be Atop the Podium?
Your Golden Key for Successful Personal Transformation Nowmedium.com

Ryan Justin

Maybe you’ll never reach your goals.

Maybe you’ll never reach your goals.
Perhaps ‘normality’ will be your highest ever achievement. A mediocre existence, the pinnacle of comfortable living.medium.com

vidzparu

The Master Pin: A Catalogue for All My Medium Articles

The Master Pin: A Catalogue for All My Medium Articles
Effectively Utilising the Pin Feature Of Mediummedium.com

Harold Finch

Shades of Grey

Shades of Grey
A Poemmedium.com

Rose Blog

5 ways to improve your focus

5 ways to improve your focus
Know what you want and learn from those.medium.com

EJY

7 Methods Leaders Must Take For Self Improvement

7 Methods Leaders Must Take For Self Improvement
Being superior to your fellow man is not noble; real nobility is superior to your former self.medium.com

Vaibhav Kalekar

I am : Dabbling in Hypocrisy

I am : Dabbling in Hypocrisy
Reflections of a mind retracing it’s stepsmedium.com

Khadejah Jones

3 Signs You Have Toxic Friends That Hate to See You Win

3 Signs You Have Toxic Friends That Hate to See You Win
They will bury you.medium.com

Fahim Chughtai

The Fear Of Traveling-Hodophobia

The Fear Of Traveling-Hodophobia
You can manage your irrational fear by applying these tipsmedium.com

Xin Xin

What Does Lofi Mean ?

What Does Lofi Mean ?
Lo Fi Music: My Secret to Focusing During Writing Sessionsmedium.com

Paola Perez

We Only Wanted Happiness, Freedom, And To Fulfill Our Dreams

We Only Wanted Happiness, Freedom, And To Fulfill Our Dreams
We are drowning in debt instead.medium.com

Azja Delana

How Is It Feel Breaking Fast Now

How Is It Feel Breaking Fast Now
Versus How was it feel beforemedium.com

Karen Madej

New Challenges Improve Your Skills

New Challenges Improve Your Skills
This goes for any activity you want to excel at and become proficientmedium.com

Terry L. Cooper

No, I Didn’t Just Have An Orgasm

No, I Didn’t Just Have An Orgasm
But my neighbors definitely think somedium.com

America Zed

Change The Lens

Change The Lens
A poem of perceptionmedium.com

Tree Langdon

Maryland Welcomes Entomophiles This Spring

Maryland Welcomes Entomophiles This Spring
Insect lovers look forward to emerging Cicada Magicicada.medium.com

Alex Boast

What do strangers mean to you?

What do strangers mean to you?
Love interests or lethal threatsmedium.com

Shawn Ingram

In the Woods

In the Woods
FLASH Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 30medium.com

Michael Hollifield

My Life On Tape

My Life On Tape
Not a blockbuster at this point but the reviews are still hopeful.medium.com

Sushmita Singh

Why I Don’t Promote My Work on Twitter Even Though I Want To

Why I Don’t Promote My Work on Twitter Even Though I Want To
I really don’t want to.medium.com

Marcus

And our souls emerge and our egos awake to our existence as spiritual beings — spiritual awakening…

And our souls emerge and our egos awake to our existence as spiritual beings — spiritual awakening…
Claire’s story eloquently captures the power of acceptance.medium.com

Michael Horner

The Conversation Surrounding Females Running Without Worry Should be an All Play

The Conversation Surrounding Females Running Without Worry Should be an All Play
We need to have this conversation today more than ever.medium.com

Ann Venkataraman

Leadership & Business Lessons From the Mahabharata

Leadership & Business Lessons From the Mahabharata
Evergreen Wisdom From Ancient Indiamedium.com

Jo Ann Harris

Why Do Bigfoot Hunters . . .

Why Do Bigfoot Hunters . . .
Is it really necessary and some other anecdotes.medium.com

Floyd Mori

Losing A Child Is One Of The Saddest Things Ever

Losing A Child Is One Of The Saddest Things Ever
Parents don’t want children to die firstmedium.com

Bill Abbate

The 3 Things That Fill Human Existence and Reward You in Life

The 3 Things That Fill Human Existence and Reward You in Life
The ultimate crown of life for every person uncoveredmedium.com

Delilah Brass

A Little More Sadness in the World

A Little More Sadness in the World
The pandemic has caused millions of deaths, for me though the subtle losses carry a heavy weight too.medium.com

Riri Rites

8 Ways You’re Actually the Toxic One

8 Ways You’re Actually the Toxic One
Holding ourselves accountablemedium.com

Iva Hotko

Innocence Lost

Innocence Lost
Helpless among wolvesmedium.com

Orla Kenny

Three Sisters

Three Sisters
A poemmedium.com

Terry Trueman

Every Morning*

Every Morning*
Sometimes, thankfully, our pasts are actually in the pastmedium.com

Misbah Ul Haq Syed

8 Super Cool Things About Dubai

8 Super Cool Things About Dubai
Episode 5medium.com

Veronika Kaufmann

Poetry in Pictures: Robert Doisneau

Poetry in Pictures: Robert Doisneau
The marvels of daily life are so excitingmedium.com

EJY

A Middle-Aged Person Sleeping 6 Hours or Less at Risk of Dementia

A Middle-Aged Person Sleeping 6 Hours or Less at Risk of Dementia
We interrupt your yawns with a critical announcement for those suffering from sleep deprivation.medium.com

Kaori Mitsui

10 Things I Learned From Teaching Young Children — #3. Learning Material

10 Things I Learned From Teaching Young Children — #3. Learning Material
A quick review… it is about my teaching experience at a company where I was a teacher to support children’s learning…medium.com

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Please check Book Chapters from our accomplished authors on ILLUMINATION Book Chapters.ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
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