Featured Stories Issue #55
Selected stories from 9,400 writers supporting 94,000 readers on ILLUMINATION
Image designed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com
We compiled interesting stories for you.
These stories from our growing collection can inform and entertain you. 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 (
) hosting published books from accomplished authors. ILLUMINATION Book Chapters 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 Writers 100 Day Challenge For New Writers How to grow and become a top writer on Medium in three monthsmedium.com
Please enjoy our fresh stories.
The Vineyard A poemmedium.com
We Love Your Optimism, but Is It Whistling Past the Graveyard?
We Love Your Optimism, but Is It Whistling Past the Graveyard? Half-full? Half-empty? Evidence suggests how we perceive the glass doesn’t matter as much as what we choose to fill it…medium.com
My Biggest Parenting Regret (x 2)
My Biggest Parenting Regret (x 2) Parents make mistakes. My biggest one happened twice.medium.com
Why I Give
Why I Give Your worth is determined not by what you have, but by what you givemedium.com
The Joy of Working
The Joy of Working How to Commit to Things That Bring Us Joymedium.com
5 Websites To Make $100 Per Day
5 Websites To Make $100 Per Day Make hundreds of dollar every day working onlinemedium.com
Johnny Suede.. A fanciful fist pump of iron metal prose set to alter the meter any minute now..medium.com
How To Plan The Writing Challenge
How To Plan The Writing Challenge This is what I did in my first week — Episode 8medium.com
Does Excessive Force Exist?
Does Excessive Force Exist? When any amount of force against black and brown bodies is justifiedmedium.com
Deepfakes — A Sorcery That Will Put an End to Our Society We can no longer believe what we see — it’s not humans, it’s the computers.medium.com
Aunt Olivia Aunt Olivia looks forward to the arrival of the community carer Lara who comes three times a week to help her with the…medium.com
How I Earn $500 per Month on Medium With Less Than 1,000 Followers
How I Earn $500 per Month on Medium With Less Than 1,000 Followers 3 important pillars to build my financial independence.medium.com
Apples, oranges and pandemics
Apples, oranges and pandemics Caveats to consider when examining global datamedium.com
Stop Chasing People Who Don’t Value You
Stop Chasing People Who Don’t Value You Respect yourself and spend time with the right kind of people, who like you for who you are.medium.com
Derek Chauvin Is Also Victim
Derek Chauvin Is Also Victim Of a system that trained him to view us as less than humans.medium.com
Don’t Second Guess Your Superpower Embrace It
Don’t Second Guess Your Superpower Embrace It Have you ever shrugged off a compliment from someone? What seems easy for you is your superpower to someone else. Maybe…medium.com
No, I Won’t Get a “Real Job”
No, I Won’t Get a “Real Job” My Freedom is More Importantmedium.com
Francis Cabrel “C’est Écrit”medium.com
How to Make a Profile Header Movie
How to Make a Profile Header Movie An eye catching full motion underlaymedium.com
The Truth of the pandemic impact on University students in the UK.
The Truth of the pandemic impact on University students in the UK. Toughest times for University students.medium.com
How I Made $5,000 From Google Adsense Every Month
How I Made $5,000 From Google Adsense Every Month Tips you should know about Google Adsensemedium.com
Measure of a Man
Measure of a Man Quest for Equitymedium.com
Is Stress Destroying Your Joy?
Is Stress Destroying Your Joy? You can start changing it right nowmedium.com
A Jaguar Taught Me That Money Is For Here And Now, Not Just The Future
A Jaguar Taught Me That Money Is For Here And Now, Not Just The Future Some things are about more than moneymedium.com
7 Things and People to Avoid After a Breakup
7 Things and People to Avoid After a Breakup Steer clear of these people, movies, and mediamedium.com
Social Media Isn’t The Problem — You Are
Social Media Isn’t The Problem — You Are Technology is only an accelerator of your character.medium.com
Spring: A Time of Renewal in Life
Spring: A Time of Renewal in Life Spring is one of four seasons. But because everything is budding and growing, it produces a newness in the human heart.medium.com
Writing On Medium Is Not About the Money, It Is About Growing as a Writer
Writing On Medium Is Not About the Money, It Is About Growing as a Writer The Growing Process Takes Time and There Are No Short Cutsmedium.com
Dealing with your demons
Dealing with your demons As soon as you wake up in the morning, you have one of two choices.medium.com
Why I Am Staying With Medium After a Two-Year Courtship
Why I Am Staying With Medium After a Two-Year Courtship And I hope you will toomedium.com
A Story of Blissful Mortality
A Story of Blissful Mortality A story of a man in his final moments of existencemedium.com
You Pay Someone to Die
You Pay Someone to Die When you understand this, you see yourself differently. When that happens, your value multifold.medium.com
Nebraska Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 36medium.com
The Mayans Predicted Medium
The Mayans Predicted Medium Ideas are our Greatest Asset — after Timemedium.com
Exposing the ‘Happily Ever After’ Myth in 2021
Exposing the ‘Happily Ever After’ Myth in 2021 Disney lied to us.medium.com
5 signs that you are on the right path
5 signs that you are on the right path Have you ever wondered in life if you are moving ahead on the right path? Have you woken up most of the mornings…medium.com
New Medium Writers: Come Meet Our Medium Writing Group
New Medium Writers: Come Meet Our Medium Writing Group We’re hosting a Zoom meeting to answer your questionsmedium.com
Day Tripping: April 24
Day Tripping: April 24 Photos, Printouts, and Swordplaymedium.com
5 Simple Tricks I Used to Stop Overthinking
5 Simple Tricks I Used to Stop Overthinking And this does not include meditationmedium.com
The Illusion of the “Free” and “Objective” Press
The Illusion of the “Free” and “Objective” Press From corporate owners to self-censorship, the press does not operate freely but rather propagates the interests of the…medium.com
Forget Everything You Know About Productivity And Read This
Forget Everything You Know About Productivity And Read This Productivity as you know it is holding you back.medium.com
Why Learning What You Already Know About Love Hurts So Much
Why Learning What You Already Know About Love Hurts So Much And How to Do it Anywaymedium.com
So this is what it has come to?
So this is what it has come to? As “writers” can you all not find anything new under the sun to inspire you?medium.com
Beware When Applying to the News Break Creator Program
Beware When Applying to the News Break Creator Program My personal experience with the application process left a very sour taste in my mouth.medium.com
Some Guys I Used to Know
Some Guys I Used to Know Seemed smart to memedium.com
Why Publish on Medium?
Why Publish on Medium? Completing the platform’s research survey inspired me to ask myself that questionmedium.com
Illumination Supports Writers in Their Own Space
Illumination Supports Writers in Their Own Space It’s like CNN inviting Fox News to advertise in their airspace.medium.com
I am : a Serial Messenger
I am : a Serial Messenger Looking beyond the self — indulgencemedium.com
About Me #1
About Me #1 I reserve the right to follow up with more in this series, which, admittedly, would be a memoir. No memoir yet.medium.com
You Should Really Know Grammar — Not For The Reasons You Think
You Should Really Know Grammar — Not For The Reasons You Think Understanding grammar gives people an edge in thinking critically about the world around themmedium.com
How a Little Planning Game Can Make Weekends More Fun
How a Little Planning Game Can Make Weekends More Fun Don’t Netflix to Chillmedium.com
The Cashier and the Captive
The Cashier and the Captive My encounter with two people with moods on two opposite ends of the emotional spectrum. How I react or if I’m affected…medium.com
Sunrise Sunset Sonata
Sunrise Sunset Sonata The beauty of Lifemedium.com
4 Takeaways From Someone Who Tried Freelancing Too Soon
4 Takeaways From Someone Who Tried Freelancing Too Soon “It’s never too early to start” does not apply here…medium.com
A 4-Minute Read Is As Powerful As a 1,000-Word Article I have five 4-minute read articles, and all are curated.medium.com
It’s time to update sentence examples in vocabulary books
It’s time to update sentence examples in vocabulary books It’s time to update sentence examples in vocabulary booksmedium.com
You Don’t Have to Love the Process. You just Got To Trust It.
You Don’t Have to Love the Process. You just Got To Trust It. Here Are 7 Tips To Keep Posting Content Even When You Don’t Feel Like Itmedium.com
Are You Who You Are Because of What You Do, or, Is What You Do Because of Who You Are?
Are You Who You Are Because of What You Do, or, Is What You Do Because of Who You Are? “The architecture of the brain is constructed to an ongoing process that begins before birth, continues to adulthood…medium.com
The Exchange A Short Storymedium.com
Mental Preparation before Starting a Startup
Mental Preparation before Starting a Startup Building a startup is hard . But if we don’t take mental preparation, there will be very good chances that we will be…medium.com
Stop the Unacknowledged Legacy of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Stop the Unacknowledged Legacy of Childhood Sexual Abuse Your History Does Not Define You … Your Choices Do.medium.com
3 Innovative Ideas to Improve Your Relationship with Yourself
3 Innovative Ideas to Improve Your Relationship with Yourself This is the Most Significant and Least Understood Relationship You Will Ever Havemedium.com
Fried Chicken and Mashed Potatoes
Fried Chicken and Mashed Potatoes A light-hearted poem I made for my wifemedium.com
When to Use “F U” Verbally vs. Nonverbally. A Jersey Lady Gives Etiquette Lessons on the Topic.
When to Use “F U” Verbally vs. Nonverbally. A Jersey Lady Gives Etiquette Lessons on the Topic. I am a Jersey girl through and through. That says a lot for using the “F” word. To me, it is a great stress reliever if…medium.com
Who Am I On the Other Side of the Pandemic?
Who Am I On the Other Side of the Pandemic? When the Pandemic hit, I thought I would get caught up in a suffocating world of isolation, but I found many silver…medium.com
Write Under the Moon with Us
Write Under the Moon with Us Do you ever write under the moonlight?medium.com
Telephone Scammers Pretending To Be Amazon Employees
Telephone Scammers Pretending To Be Amazon Employees They are thinking up new schemesmedium.com
Is Mail In Voting At Risk From Republicans?
Is Mail In Voting At Risk From Republicans? It has been working in red states and blue statesmedium.com
An Open Letter To Democratic Senators: End the Filibuster
An Open Letter To Democratic Senators: End the Filibuster To the Undecided Senator:medium.com
The Secret of Philip’s Rock
The Secret of Philip’s Rock Coming of Age in the East Endmedium.com
All The Heavy Furniture
All The Heavy Furniture (The Visit)medium.com
Seascape A poemmedium.com
Friendship with the kettle
Friendship with the kettle A piece of prosemedium.com
It’s 11:06pm & I Don’t Know What To Write About
It’s 11:06pm & I Don’t Know What To Write About My Thursday thoughts, on Friday eveningmedium.com
My Medium Weekly Roundup
My Medium Weekly Roundup Here’s what I published this week and a few stories by others that I enjoyedmedium.com
The 3 Mistakes Template featuring Many Ways to Create an Article
The 3 Mistakes Template featuring Many Ways to Create an Article Gonna be a big, big hit…medium.com
Illuminating ‘Flyers Not Liars’
Illuminating ‘Flyers Not Liars’ I’m flying, just like everybody else on Illuminationmedium.com
Laughing, Giggles, and Creativity
Laughing, Giggles, and Creativity Life is sometimes finding a smile on a tough day.medium.com
Does it matter?
Does it matter? a poem based on a real memorymedium.com
One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#25)
One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#25) A phrase about one simple pleasure in lifemedium.com
How do you Reach a Conspiracy Theorist?
How do you Reach a Conspiracy Theorist? The key is to understand why they chose to believemedium.com
My Biggest Mistake is a GREAT Lesson for you to Upgrade your Thinking
My Biggest Mistake is a GREAT Lesson for you to Upgrade your Thinking Mistakes can actually put you ahead if you learn valuable lessons from themmedium.com
Things I Hate The Most
Things I Hate The Most A different side of me — Episode 9medium.com
Promote Or Not To Promote Your Work Is The Question
Promote Or Not To Promote Your Work Is The Question There are different school of Thoughts — Episode 10medium.com
Michel Fugain “Chante”medium.com
Kia Soul Kia Soul
Kia Soul Kia Soul A rhymed acrostic sonnetmedium.com
Your №1 goal is to be happy
Your №1 goal is to be happy Of course, we would all love nice houses, flash cars, multiple vacations per year and financial freedom.medium.com
The Last Sunset
The Last Sunset Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 37medium.com
Day Tripping: April 25
Day Tripping: April 25 Genetics, Generating, and Giant Seawaymedium.com
Loving the Sinning When Speaking the Truth… with Love?
Loving the Sinning When Speaking the Truth… with Love? a.k.a Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin isn’t in ANYBODY’S Biblemedium.com
Milestone Celebration of 400 Articles, 488 Followers, 274 Fans, 986 Views, and 475 Reads on Medium…
Milestone Celebration of 400 Articles, 488 Followers, 274 Fans, 986 Views, and 475 Reads on Medium… Reasons I am inspired to keep writing on Mediummedium.com
1 View Is All You Need To Create Quality Content
1 View Is All You Need To Create Quality Content 1 Life Changing View > 1,000 Mediocre Viewsmedium.com
How To Live A Life Without Regrets.
How To Live A Life Without Regrets. This is a topic worthy of further thinking and debate.medium.com
Kubernetes For Kindergarten Kids
Kubernetes For Kindergarten Kids A Lesson In Simplicitymedium.com Several new authors joined ILLUMINATION Book Chapters. You can enjoy chapters from their published books. Check them!
ILLUMINATION Book Chapters Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com Thank you for reading our stories.
Many thanks 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 The powerful minds and leaders behind the success of a significant publication on Mediummedium.com Invitation to prospective writers
ILLUMINATION , I LLUMINATION-Curated , ILLUMINATION’ S MIRROR , ILLUMINATION Book Chapters , Technology Hits , and SYNERGY . please send a request via this link . We will help you succeed. 9,400+ writers contribute to our publications.
subscribe to our free newsletter and stay in touch with our progress and get customized content for your writing and reading needs. You can also subscribe and enjoy free Content Strategy, Development, and Marketing Insights shared by Dr Mehmet Yildiz .
Thank you for reading stories of outstanding writers compiled by
ILLUMINATION-Curated , ILLUMINATION and Editor of Technology Hits
Thank you for reading stories of outstanding writers compiled by
ILLUMINATION-Curated , ILLUMINATION and Editor of Technology Hits
Please check Book Chapters from our accomplished authors on
ILLUMINATION Book Chapters. ILLUMINATION Book Chapters Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com