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Featured Stories Issue #57

Selected stories from 9,500 writers supporting 94,500 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 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.

An extended introduction

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.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Life-Changing Wisdom Of The Wealthiest People
Leadership inspiration gleaned from the top eight billionaires In Americamedium.com

Agnes Laurens

Why Does Medium Authorise The Survey Only For USA Citizens?

Why Does Medium Authorise THE Survey Only For USA Citizens?
Are writers from other countries not good enough?medium.com

Agustín Muñoz-Sanz

Be Careful Whether Chaos, Climate Change, And Rev. Martin Luther’s Flea Join.

Be Careful Whether Chaos, Climate Change, And Rev. Martin Luther’s Flea Join.
Pandemics used to be the consequence of several events’ conjunction.medium.com

Liam Ireland

Two True Stories Of Love On The Rocks

Two True Stories Of Love On The Rocks
The didn’t have a ghost of a chancemedium.com

Linda Kowalchek

Medium Wants To Hear From Its Creators

Medium Wants To Hear From Its Creators
But only some of them.medium.com

Lucia Landini

How To React When Your Loved One Suddenly Disappears

How To React When Your Loved One Suddenly Disappears
A Story About Ghostingmedium.com

Maddie McGuire

4 Lessons to Better Connect With Anyone Learned in Firefighter Training

4 Lessons to Better Connect With Anyone Learned in Firefighter Training
How would the quality of your life improved if you engaged more thoughtfully?medium.com

Maddie McGuire

5 Ways to Start Thinking Like a CEO Even if You’re Naturally a Worker Bee

5 Ways to Start Thinking Like a CEO Even if You’re Naturally a Worker Bee
Cultivating a strong vision curates effective action.medium.com

Marcel Badia

If You Hate Selling Here You Have Ten Tips to Become a Master Seller

If You Hate Selling Here You Have Ten Tips to Become a Master Seller
An approach that brings great value to any entrepreneur who starts or wants to shape the art of selling to survivemedium.com

Marcus

Do you really wish that you had a guide or are you relishing in the curiosity and the pride of…

Do you really wish that you had a guide or are you relishing in the curiosity and the pride of…
Besides, you do have a guide or guides 😊Your soul, your spirit guide(s) and your highest power (“god”) who have been…medium.com

Marsha Hamby Savage

Laughing, Giggles, and Creativity

Laughing, Giggles, and Creativity
Life is sometimes finding a smile on a tough day.medium.com

Matt Hogan

What Should We Do During Our Darkest Moments?

What Should We Do During Our Darkest Moments?
Focus so we can see the light (and shorten our tunnel).medium.com

Matt Ray

I was in my 50s before I ever stayed at a hostel and I was pleasantly surprised at how comfortable…

I was in my 50s before I ever stayed at a hostel and I was pleasantly surprised at how comfortable…
If you’ve ever had concerns about staying at a hostel, perhaps reading this article will help you overcome them. I had…medium.com

Max Dufour

How to Go Viral in 2021

How to Go Viral in 2021
By boosting your content’s quality and your rank in search resultsmedium.com

Melanie J.

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#26)

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#26)
A phrase about one simple pleasure in lifemedium.com

Merlin troy

When The “King” Returns

When The “King” Returns
The world never changes, only those who live in it.medium.com

Michael Duncan

How to Deal With Negative Customer Reviews

How to Deal With Negative Customer Reviews
6 practical tips on how to turn negative feedback into positive outcomes for your business.medium.com

Mike Wang

Why You Might Be Better Off Without Goals…

Why You Might Be Better Off Without Goals…
… and why systems are far more effectivemedium.com

Misbah Ul Haq Syed

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

Nishi Kashyap

This Is How Much I Earned From My First 1,00,000 Views on Medium

This Is How Much I Earned From My First 1,00,000 Views on Medium
Honestly, I’m still recovering from the shockmedium.com

Noah Nelson

3 Words My English Teacher Told Me Never to Use

3 Words My English Teacher Told Me Never to Use
Boy, was she right.medium.com

Nombuso Makhubu

Dear Dad, How Are You?

Dear Dad, How Are You?
We Miss You And Wonder If You See Us, Feel Us. Are You Aware Of How We All Turned Out?medium.com

Noorain Hassan, BMS

Stocks Are Stealing Your Pictures, and You Need To Fight Back

Stocks Are Stealing Your Pictures, and You Need To Fight Back
Don’t get ducked like 90% of the people.medium.com

Nuno Fabiao

7 Courageous Details You Have To Focus on Regardless of the Stats.

7 Courageous Details You Have To Focus on Regardless of the Stats.
If You Wrote 20 to 50 Articles on Medium, You Haven’t Born Yetmedium.com

Oyku Uzuncarsili

Is The Pandemic Playing With Our Minds?

Is The Pandemic Playing With Our Minds?
During the pandemic process, most of us are considered being in a state of madnessmedium.com

Pakang Senosha

Sagrada Família. The 137-year-old unfinished masterpiece.

Sagrada Família. The 137-year-old unfinished masterpiece.
Called God’s architect, Gaudí’s genius was unmatched.medium.com

Patricia Wills

The Last Day We Were Together

The Last Day We Were Together
In The End It Didn’t Even Mattermedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Jean-Jacques Goldman

Jean-Jacques Goldman
“Comme Toi”medium.com

Pax Axel

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

Renay Intisar Jihad

Words of…

Words of…
Renay Intisar jihadmedium.com

Riri Rites

10 Activities for Better Bonding

10 Activities for Better Bonding
Research says to do this with your partnermedium.com

Rob Stux

The Winner’s Manifesto

The Winner’s Manifesto
Simple success principles to live by.medium.com

Ryan Justin

Be honest with yourself

Be honest with yourself
Excuses are a lazy person’s way of justifying why they are yet to achieve their goals.medium.com

Write the articles you want to read

Write the articles you want to read
For the past few weeks, my favourite type of content to consume has been short, to the point articles with little fluff…medium.com

Sabah Ismail✨

The Deeply Spiritual Dimension of Ramadan and Why I Fast

The Deeply Spiritual Dimension of Ramadan and Why I Fast
…because it’s really not about ‘starving yourself’.medium.com

Sarah Miselly

If Your Way Of Comparing Brings Despair, You Are Doing It Wrong

If Your Way Of Comparing Brings Despair, You Are Doing It Wrong
Here are 3 self-questions to make it right.medium.com

Semi Koen

Sushi Is More Than Raw Fish

Sushi Is More Than Raw Fish
Premium Sushi Experience in Japanmedium.com

Sharique Kamal

5 Ways to Turn Your Writing Skills into a Big Business

5 Ways to Turn Your Writing Skills into a Big Business
Use these five techniques to build a business through your writing skills and earn upto a million dollarsmedium.com

Shawn Ingram

A Crack in My Windshield

A Crack in My Windshield
Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 37medium.com

Sion Evans

Exposing the ‘Happily Ever After’ Myth in 2021

Exposing the ‘Happily Ever After’ Myth in 2021
Disney lied to us.medium.com

Stephen Dalton

Oakland, CA Has a New Proposition for City Council; the $12B Howard Terminal

Oakland, CA Has a New Proposition for City Council; the $12B Howard Terminal
The proposed waterfront ballpark is only one-twelfth of the total. Oakland, CA will get 3,000 affordable housing units…medium.com

Steve Kehler

Why Writing Two Articles A Week Is A Big Accomplishment

Why Writing Two Articles A Week Is A Big Accomplishment
It’s better to choose quality over quantitymedium.com

Steven Anthony

Why Just Survey US-Based Writers!!!

Why Just Survey US-Based Writers!!!
No, I don’t work for Medium or their Marketing Research partnermedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 26

Day Tripping: April 26
Enormous Ecological Explosionmedium.com

Subashini Nachimuthu

I am not broken

I am not broken
My heart to memedium.com

Sumesh P

COVID-19 How India Won a Battle and Now Needs to Win a Losing War

COVID-19 How India Won a Battle and Now Needs to Win a Losing War
The COVID situation in India is rapidly deteriorating, why?medium.com

T. Mark Mangum

Must Reads

Must Reads
Three powerful female Authors on Medium.medium.com

TammyTierney

Why Don’t Parents Stop Spanking Their Kids?

Why Don’t Parents Stop Spanking Their Kids?
New studies support years of research about the damage it does.medium.com

Teresa Kuhl

3 Super Scary Myths About LGBTQ People

3 Super Scary Myths About LGBTQ People
and the life-changing truth insidemedium.com

Terry L. Cooper

When You Google, “What Are The Stages Of Grief”

When You Google, “What Are The Stages Of Grief”
The internet can’t even agree on that muchmedium.com

Terry Trueman

She Smiled at Me…

She Smiled at Me…
…and several layers of
something previously
unrecognized
lifted off my shoulders
and the new lightness
sustained me for…
medium.com

The San B

Why the World Should Be Alarmed About India’s New “Double” and “Triple” Mutant Covid-19 Strains

Why the World Should Be Alarmed About India’s New “Double” and “Triple” Mutant Covid-19 Strains
The world needs to re-brace itself for the deadliest strain of the coronavirus until now.medium.com

Tim Ebl

You Can Learn This Jedi Mind Trick To Slow Down Time

You Can Learn This Jedi Mind Trick To Slow Down Time
Don’t let your life speed by like a monkey on a jetskimedium.com

Trapper Sherwood

Authentic Kindness Tips Can Help Improve Our World

Authentic Kindness Tips Can Help Improve Our World
Ever feel like you could be kinder, here are some tips to helpmedium.com

Trisha Dunbar

10 Concerns, Desires and Aspirations from an Unknown Writer

10 Concerns, Desires and Aspirations from an Unknown Writer
Creative ideas to get posts seen from Trisha Dunbarmedium.com

Victoria Ponte

An Emergency Poem

An Emergency Poem
Poetrymedium.com

Victoria-Marie

How Much Are Migrant Workers Lives Worth?

How Much Are Migrant Workers Lives Worth?
It is time Singaporeans take a hard look at ourselves and beliefs on the value of peoples’ lives.medium.com

Vinicius Monteiro

Giving Writing Tips Isn’t Limited to Top Writers

Giving Writing Tips Isn’t Limited to Top Writers
Why would it be?medium.com

W. Cahraman

Groceries

Groceries
Short Storymedium.com

Xin Xin

I Am My Own Super Hero After I Made My Computer Ran Faster

I Am My Own Super Hero After I Made My Computer Ran Faster
I didn’t know my own strength until I was faced with a computer meltdown.medium.com

YJ Jun

Flawed Man or Monster? — “There Will Be Blood” Analysis

Flawed Man or Monster? — “There Will Be Blood” Analysis
Whose blood is Daniel Plainview willing to spill?medium.com

Yousuf Rafi

10 Realistic Ways To Improve Your Life Instantly

10 Realistic Ways To Improve Your Life Instantly
Small changes that’ll create big ripples and improve your life expeditiously.medium.com

Tim Ebl

You Can Learn This Jedi Mind Trick To Slow Down Time

You Can Learn This Jedi Mind Trick To Slow Down Time
Don’t let your life speed by like a monkey on a jetskimedium.com

Pakang Senosha

Sagrada Família. The 137-year-old unfinished masterpiece.

Sagrada Família. The 137-year-old unfinished masterpiece.
Called God’s architect, Gaudí’s genius was unmatched.medium.com

Maddie McGuire

5 Ways to Start Thinking Like a CEO Even if You’re Naturally a Worker Bee

5 Ways to Start Thinking Like a CEO Even if You’re Naturally a Worker Bee
Cultivating a strong vision curates effective action.medium.com

Rob Stux

The Winner’s Manifesto

The Winner’s Manifesto
Simple success principles to live by.medium.com

Attila Ilman

Why censorship is more dangerous than fake news & extremists

Why censorship is more dangerous than fake news & extremists
All great truths begin as blasphemiesmedium.com

Nuno Fabiao

7 Courageous Details You Have To Focus on Regardless of the Stats.

7 Courageous Details You Have To Focus on Regardless of the Stats.
If You Wrote 20 to 50 Articles on Medium, You Haven’t Born Yetmedium.com

T. Mark Mangum

Must Reads

Must Reads
Three powerful female Authors on Medium.medium.com

Alexis Behrend

Can You Actually See Your Life?

Can You Actually See Your Life?
Or Are You A Victim of Glare?medium.com

Elvie

9 Booming Home Business Ideas In the Philippines Today

9 Booming Home Business Ideas In the Philippines Today
If you are looking for something to support your current income, some of these ideas maybe applicable to you. Low…medium.com

Amy Pierovich, Ed.D.

A Wreath of Evergreen

A Wreath of Evergreen
Hopes for the New Yearmedium.com

Subashini Nachimuthu

I am not broken

I am not broken
My heart to memedium.com

DharanM

How To Stay Mentally and Physically Healthy When Travelling

How To Stay Mentally and Physically Healthy When Travelling
When I am travelling for work related purposes, I usually do not bring along my dumbbells. Simply, because I am too…medium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Alain Souchon

Alain Souchon
“La Vie ne vaut rien”medium.com

Catrina Cowart

So, You Want to Work from Home as a Freelancer

So, You Want to Work from Home as a Freelancer
I’m your typical Millennial. I have multiple “hustles,” and I work from home. I don’t have a 9-to-5 job in the typical…medium.com

Louis Petrik

Why Most Cryptocurrency Communities Feel Like Cults to Me

Why Most Cryptocurrency Communities Feel Like Cults to Me
And why this might harm the whole crypto spacemedium.com

Kevin Lee

Oh, For the Love of Coffee!

Oh, For the Love of Coffee!
Growing up, I never understood why people love hot beverages.medium.com

Yaqoob ahmad

Imperfection Is Perfection, Its Just Hiding In Sunglasses And A Hat

Imperfection Is Perfection, Its Just Hiding In Sunglasses And A Hat
Perfection Is All About Getting Comfortable With Your Imperfectionsmedium.com

Diana Epureanu

3 Things to Know Before You Start a Blog

3 Things to Know Before You Start a Blog
Advice from a relatable beginner.medium.com

Carel Kolchinski

The Drunkard’s Article Writing System

The Drunkard’s Article Writing System
5 steps after 5 pints of beermedium.com

Prosite benjamin

If I Had 1 Million Dollars

If I Had 1 Million Dollars
I would….medium.com

Jeff Herring

The “You Had Me at Hello” Content Opening

The “You Had Me at Hello” Content Opening
(Start Strong)medium.com

Ananya Ashok

How to make poetry

How to make poetry
Weeks go past unnoticed 
At times months and years
Undeviating from the mundane
As your creativity aestivates –
Looks…
medium.com

Ann Venkataraman

The Lost Art of Pandiculation

The Lost Art of PandiculationThe Lost Art of Pandiculation
Surprising Health and Emotional Benefits!medium.com

Tree Langdon

Pro Choice or Pro Life, How Do Women Decide

Pro Choice or Pro Life, How Do Women Decide
A Spark of Light, by Jodi Picoultmedium.com

Terry Trueman

From “Sheehan Heartbreak And Redemption”

From “Sheehan Heartbreak And Redemption”
This passage is the final text of the non-fiction story of Sheehan and memedium.com

Vishakha

7 underlying traits of “Happy” people

7 underlying traits of “Happy” people
Let’s get straight in.medium.com

Shawn Ingram

The White Elephant

The White Elephant
Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 40medium.com

Claire Kelly

Train on the Tracks

Train on the Tracks
Choo-choomedium.com

Terry Trueman

Immortal Poems

Immortal Poems
Can only be read
When, in your reading,
You realize
That Immortality
Is irrelevant.
You read,
“Do you think I know what…
medium.com

Chandrani Anantharaman

Why Drink Lemon Water? Interesting Facts You Need to Know.

Why Drink Lemon Water? Interesting Facts You Need to Know.
Here are the reasons why you need to include a glass of warm lemon water in your morning rituals.medium.com

Brajendra Kumar

I and My Shadow

I and My Shadow
You are my lightmedium.com

Fareeha Arshad

19 Self-Tested Tips to Ace an Interview

19 Self-Tested Tips to Ace an Interview
These tips can be broken into the 3Ps of an interview process.medium.com

Kaori Mitsui

X Things I Learned From Teaching Young Children — 4. The Number of Topics

X Things I Learned From Teaching Young Children — 4. The Number of Topics
medium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

Crazy Thoughts

Crazy Thoughts
A poetic form called ‘Lune’medium.com

Sally Bartlett

Adult Children: Processing Grief While Preparing To Soar

Adult Children: Processing Grief While Preparing To Soar
My father died this past August at the age of 93. Years ago, I was chosen by my parents to be the trustee when they had…medium.com

Allison Bonilla LCSW

Gather the Leftovers

Gather the Leftovers
John 6:12 says — When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, “Gather the pieces that are left over…medium.com

Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

Elephants: and then there were three

Elephants: and then there were three
Elephants: And then there were threemedium.com

Nancy Driver

The Strange World of Illegal Egg Collecting

The Strange World of Illegal Egg Collecting
The practice of egg collecting, otherwise known as ‘egging’ or the more mysterious sounding ‘oology’, is now illegal in…medium.com

Jacquelyn Lynn

Small Recorder with Big Benefits

Small Recorder with Big Benefits
Review of the Tascam DR 10L Micro Portable Audio Recordermedium.com

Veronika Kaufmann

The Unknown Billion Dollar Dynasty

The Unknown Billion Dollar Dynasty
Oxycontin ring a bell? If I were a Sackler, I wouldn’t want anyone to know about me either. A tale of amoral evil.medium.com

Jordan Mendiola

Why Marshawn Lynch is One of The Most Intriguing Football Player of All-Time

Why Marshawn Lynch is One of The Most Intriguing Football Player of All-Time
And how he really changed the game of football.medium.com

Noah Nelson

I’m Learning How to be a Parent in My Teens

I’m Learning How to be a Parent in My Teens
I’ll be prepared when I’m an actual parent.medium.com

Floyd Mori

A Normal, Honest Person Can Turn Into A Criminal

A Normal, Honest Person Can Turn Into A Criminal
It can be from just one wrong choicemedium.com

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Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com

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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. I

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

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