Writers need visibility, recognition, & appreciation

Featured Stories on ILLUMINATION

ILLUMINATION writers are illuminating readers with remarkable stories

Dr Mehmet Yildiz
Jun 22, 2020 · 61 min read
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Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. — Voltaire

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We recognize the creativity of our writers, appreciate their excellent work, help them grow, amplify their content, and create visibility to their profiles in unique and innovative ways. Writers are our key stakeholders; hence we value their contribution, and we adore them. Each writer is unique to us and enriches our diverse ecosystem. This story is based on another opportunity we give to our writers for their growth and success.

As you may have noticed, we have been featuring stories on the front-page of ILLUMINATION for last two months. This story provides an introduction to featuring process and provides a compiled list of featured stories so far. This list aims to provide easy access to these great stories, the opportunity to connect with their writers, and learn from engaging writing styles of these successful writers. By learning from these writers, you can also increase chance of being featured on ILLUMINATION front page viewed by thousands of readers each day.

We feature stories based on a set of criteria. The key consideration in our set of criteria is appealing to the readers of ILLUMINATION. Our readers enjoy engaging, interesting, informative, fresh, and high impact stories for society.

Therefore, stories depicting freshness, originality, authenticity, quality, unique writing voice and attractive writing style get a higher rating for selection.

Topics of stories are important. Some key topics based on reader feedback are Self, Personal Improvement, Technology, Sports, Music, Film, Gaming, Food, Marketing, Humor, Work, Fitness, Nutrition, Education, Sexuality, Health, Healthcare, Politics, Environment, Spirituality, Productivity, Neuroscience, Economy, Business, Leadership, Mental Health, Society, Cannabis, Psychedelics, Coronavirus, Addictions, Diversity, Culture, Food, Family, Parenting, Social Media, Race, LGBTQI, Philosophy, Psychology, Writing, Poetry, and fiction.

I add the featured stories to my editorial bulletins. The previous bulletins can be easily accessed from this story compiled by Ming Qian.

We also showcase them on the Featured Stories section of our ILLUMINATION front-page for 24 hours. In addition, we distribute these stories in our newsletter, subscribed by 18K Medium members.

I will update this list regularly to ensure all our featured articles can easily be accessed and enjoyed by our readers. I recommend readers and writers of these features stories to tweet them so that we can reach out external audience and bring new subscribers to Medium.

You can also enjoy our curated stories distributed to over 80 topics on Medium.

Here is a list of our featured stories based on dates, name of the writer and link to the story. Enjoy! If your featured story is missing, please leave a comment with the link so that I can add them to this story.

16/07/2020

Helen Cassidy Page

Tca Venkatesan, PhD

Zach J. Watson

Daniel G. Clark

Jeff Hanlon

Adam Tabriz, MD

Sharon Hurley Hall

Allison Gaines

Sikander Hayat Khan

Karoline Moraes

Bill Abbate

Daniella Mini

Agnes Laurens

Trista Ainsworth

Diana Rus

15/07/2020

Kathryn A. LeRoy, Ph.D.

Ash Jurberg

Paul Myers MBA

Tca Venkatesan, PhD

Adriane Riesser

Terry Mansfield

Nancy H. Vest

Melissa Speed

Duobla_m

Mark Kelly

Ugur Akinci

Infiniti

Naouress Akrouti

Bensu Cangüler

Yannis Dokos

14/07/2020

Indian Storyteller

Cheri James

conny manero

Erik Buckingham

Infiniti

Dr Kylie Harris

Salih Doğan

Jeff Hanlon

Mitva Patel ⭐

Ugur Akinci

Tim Maudlin

Alex Li San

Erwin Lima

René Junge

Naouress Akrouti

13/07/2020

Rosennab

Adam Tabriz, MD

Tca Venkatesan, PhD

Stephen Dalton

Geetika Sethi

Marcus Musick

Ugur Akinci

Lanu Pitan

Riku Arikiri

Infiniti

Asha Rani

Diane Overcash

Caroline de Braganza

Michele Thill

Kenan Kolday

12/07/2020

Bob Jasper

Paul Myers MBA

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Selma

Serena Steinfeld

Mukundarajan V N

Toni Koraza

Hello Self!

Janie Emaus

Chirag

Nadine Clay, M.Ed.

Lauren Johnson Gonzales

Trista Ainsworth

Sotiris Savvas

Ming Qian

11/07/2020

Brian E. Wish, PhD

Tony Young, Jr.

Michelle Marie Warner

Kenneth Johnson

Daniella Mini

Agnes Laurens

Marcus Musick

Stu Cavill

Pamela J. Nikodem, MS

Alyson Dalton

Chirag

Paul Myers MBA

Infiniti

Simona Rahmanova

Dr Michael Heng

10/07/2020

Joshua Idegbere

Joseph Graziano

Riku Arikiri

ColeTretheway

Lisa Gastaldo

Tonya S. Ware

Ann K Frailey

Brett Chrest

Kristina Segarra

Maïa Belart

Rasheed Hooda

John Cousins

Tree Langdon ♾️

aimeepalooza

Casi Mclean

09/07/2020

Dr Jeff Livingston

Hollie Petit, Ph.D.

Marianna Saver

Ann K Frailey

Erin King

Trista Ainsworth

Desiree Driesenaar

Ahmed Jamal

Turkan M. Devrijova

conny manero

Aurora Eliam, CMP

Chirag

Marcus Musick

Geetika Sethi

Tony Young, Jr.

08/07/2020

Helen Cassidy Page

Galit Birk, PhD

Joshua Davis

Agnes Laurens

Jeff Hanlon

Christopher D. Connors

Stuart Englander

Robert Nelson

Akos Peterbencze

Sterling Page

conny manero

George J. Ziogas

Marcus Musick

Matt Stevenson

Joanne Troppello🌻

07/07/2020

Erin King

Adam Tabriz, MD

Sylvia Love Johnson

Joe Luca

Lanu Pitan

P.G. Barnett

Bill Abbate

Mark Ellis

Debasish Burman

Dr.Gulnazmirza

Ovkourbali

Mike Arnold

Tonia Nem

Ming Qian

Walter Rhein

06/07/2020

Adriana Sim

Pepper Lowe

Celine Lai

Britni Pepper

Ahmed Jamal

Martine Weber

Ann Venkataraman

G.Lodhia M. Edu

Sylvia Love Johnson

Rasheed Hooda

R Tsambounieri Talarantas

Ann K Frailey

Kenneth Johnson

Nadine Clay, M.Ed.

Charlotte Zobeir Ali

05/07/2020

Adam Tabriz, MD

John Cousins

Pamela J. Nikodem, MS

Linda Halladay

B.Ashwin

Diana Rus

Panos Grigorakakis

Britni Pepper

Alejandro Castañeda

Matthew Gliatto

Keira Fulton-Lees

Infiniti

Marcus Musick

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Anitei Alina

04/07/2020

Kristin Wilson

Lynn Dorman, Ph.D.; J.D.

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Charles Roast

Jeff Hanlon

Sterling Page

Prem Kumar

Lanu Pitan

Agnes Laurens

Nisha Karthigeyan

Tony Young, Jr.

B.Ashwin

Ryan Justin

Erin King

René Junge

03/07/2020

Helen Cassidy Page

Robert Bush

Ming Qian

Joshua Idegbere

Tony Young, Jr.

Jim Latham

Rasheed Hooda

Michael Patanella

Bill Abbate

Kristy Lynn

Terry Mansfield

Dr Michael Heng

02/07/2020

Lynette Clements

Adam Tabriz, MD

Melissa Speed

Joanne Troppello🌻

Tim Maudlin

Sylvia Love Johnson

Roz Warren

Rasheed Hooda

Ellen Clardy, Ph. D.

Anna Aksenovich

Christina M. Ward

Dr Michael Heng

Stephen Dalton

Jevin Lortie

Gary Stroschein

01/07/2020

Linda Caroll

Chowa Sekai

Emily Kingsley

Madoc Maduka

Coco Garcia

Erin King

Sharon Hurley Hall

Luís Próspero

Meghan Gause

Phil Truman

Paul Myers MBA

Belinda Mallasasime

30/06/2020

Stacy Belinsky

Sean Valjean

Casi Mclean

Helen Cassidy Page

Michael Patanella

Roz Warren

Simona Rahmanova

Diane White

Josh Kiev

Joe Luca

Ilija Begic

Dr Michael Heng

28/06/2020

Brian E. Wish, PhD

Ashley Chang

Meghan Gause

Paul Myers MBA

Adam Tabriz, MD

Michael Patanella

Salvatore Cagliari

Mark Scofield

Carolyn Riker

Jacquelyn Lynn

Jeff Hanlon

Taha Abbas

27/06/2020

Roz Warren

Infiniti

Bo Stapler, MD

TanyaIv

Kenneth Johnson

Patrick M. Davis

G.Lodhia

Zach J. Watson

Matthew Taylor

Anna Klawitter

Vicky Jangra

Lanu Pitan

26/06/2020

Tina L. Smith

Pepper Lowe

Mukundarajan V N

Dr Michael Heng

Danielle Tantone

Robert Nelson

conny manero

Woei T

Claire Elaine

Harun Reşit Aydin

Marcus Musick

Lisa Gastaldo

25/06/2020

Sandra Szubert

P.G. Barnett

Julia Trefy PhD.

Alexander Simon

Infiniti

Bill Abbate

Dr Michael Heng

Holly Jahangiri

Joe Luca

Joshua Idegbere

Jessica Cote

Diane Lee

24/06/2020

Sandra Szubert

P.G. Barnett

Julia Trefy PhD.

Alexander Simon

Infiniti

Bill Abbate

Dr Michael Heng

Holly Jahangiri

Joe Luca

Joshua Idegbere

Jessica Cote

Diane Lee

Editorial Stories

B. A. Cumberlidge.

Featured Interview Stories on Publication Page

conny manero

Karen Madej 💛

Jeff Hanlon

Featured Writer Bios

Erin King

Jean Carfantan

Isak Dinesen

24/06/2020

Mike Creef

Jaye Frances

Stephen Dalton

Rubaiyat Rahman

Ann Venkataraman

Gary Stroschein

Isabelle Drury

Dr Michael Heng

Anouska Parr

Ann K Frailey

Dr. Jackie Greenwood

Tim Maudlin

Featured Writer Bios

Michele Thill

Gurpreet Dhariwal

Daniella Mini

Featured Interview Stories on Publication Page

Bill Abbate

Chris Hedges

Sylvia Love Johnson

23/06/2020

Michael Patanella

Daniella Mini

Adam Tabriz, MD

Carolyn Broadfield

Maïa Belart

James Frank Sanders

Shirley Willett

conny manero

Joshua Idegbere

Dr Joel Yong, PhD

Ralph Deckers

Agnes Laurens

Editorial Stories

Tree Langdon ♾️

Timothy Key [New Writers Spotlight]

Featured Interview Stories on Publication Page

P.G. Barnett

Holly Jahangiri

Charles Roast

Featured Writer Bios

Aurora Eliam, CMP

Paul Myers MBA

Kathryn A. LeRoy, Ph.D.

22/06/2020

DL Nemeril

Earnie Painter

Taha Abbas

Dr.Gulnazmirza

Evan Wolfson

Benny Lim

Esat Artug

Ashley Broadwater

James Frank Sanders

Anthony M. Davis

Tonia Nem

Gershom Umar

Featured Interview Stories

Sherry McGuinn

Annelise Lords

Featured Writer Bios

Roz Warren

Riku Arikiri

Lori Brown

21/06/2020

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Ann Venkataraman

Britni Pepper

Joanna Henderson

Joe Luca

Carolyn Riker

B. A. Cumberlidge.

Rancell Tapia

Gregory A. Austin

Riku Arikiri

Michael Burg, MD

Simone Imurah

Tim Maudlin

Today, we featured an inspiring interview that I conducted with Martine Weber

20/06/2020

Michael Patanella

Diane Lee

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Adam Tabriz, MD

Dr John Rose

Paul Myers MBA

Joanna Henderson

P.G. Barnett

Sylvia Love Johnson

Ryan Frawley

Ming Qian

Furkan SAATCİOĞLU

Charles Roast

Today, we featured an inspiring interview that I conducted with Rasheed Hooda.

19/06/2020

Dr. Jackie Greenwood

Dr Michael Heng

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Kristi Keller

Christopher D. Connors

Brian E. Wish, PhD

Sinem Günel

Terry Mansfield

Bassey Elimian

Lanu Pitan

B. A. Cumberlidge.

Doyin Oyelami

Desiree Driesenaar

Alison Tennent

Timothy Key [New Writer Spotlights]

Featured Interview Story

We featured an inspiring interview that I conducted with John Cousins.

18/06/2020

Dr Michael Heng

Joanna Henderson

Tran Nguyen

M.E.Gudmunds

Lori Brown

Vincent Van Patten

Dayana Sabatin

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Alison Tennent

JeffHerring.com

Diane Lee

Ozge Kantas, Ph.D.

17/06/2020

Rebecca LeBard

Ellen Clardy, Ph. D.

Robert Nelson

Christina M. Ward

Michele Thill

Phil Truman

Tim Maudlin

Narinman Aresh

Christopher Reno Budiman

Chowa Sekai

Paroma Sen

America Zed

Arthur G. Hernandez

Bob Jasper

Vic Alcuaz

Timothy Key

16/06/2020

Tonya S. Ware

Isy Goldsbrough

Eli Snow

Dr Michael Heng

Lynn Dorman, Ph.D.; J.D.

Ruby Melone

Michael Patanella

Marianna Saver

Agnes Louis

JeffHerring.com

Kalis Kingalis

Joshua Idegbere

Britni Pepper

Julie Nyhus MSN, FNP-BC

Niru

15/06/2020

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Roz Warren

Pamela J. Nikodem, MS

Chris Hedges

Viktor Marchev

Bob Jasper

Ryan Frawley

Paul Myers MBA

Michelle Marie Warner

Britni Pepper

Eva Keiffenheim, MSc

Dr Michael Heng

Rosennab

10/06/2020

Roger A. Reid, Ph.D.

Rubaiyat Rahman

Akash Ray

Sinem Günel

Jeffrey Keefer, Ph.D.

MaryJo Wagner, PhD

Ellen Clardy, Ph. D.

Carol Piasente

Dr Michael Heng

Stephen Dalton

Brian E. Wish, PhD

Joe Luca

31/05/2020

Roger A. Reid, Ph.D.

Jan M Flynn

René Junge

Dr Michael Heng

Rob Rando

Helen Boss

Erin King

Ece Mari

Kevin Buddaeus

30/05/2020

Russell Weigandt

Viktor Marchev

Carolyn Riker

Dr Joel Yong, PhD

Sarah Towle

Andrei Neboian, Dr

P.G. Barnett

Bridget Cougar

Joshua Davis

29/05/2020

Celine Lai

Dr Joel Yong, PhD

Maria Angel Ferrero, Ph.D.

Christopher D. Connors

Ryan Frawley

Jordan Gross

René Junge

Tim Maudlin

Terry Mansfield

28/05/2020

Joan Kent, PhD

Ashley Nicole

P.G. Barnett

Flavio Aliberti

Dr Kylie Harris

Ahu Ermiş

Helen Cassidy Page

Joe Luca

Kathryn A. LeRoy, Ph.D.

27/05/2020

Roger A. Reid, Ph.D.

Keno Ogbo

Fahri Karakas

Dr Michael Heng

Michael Patanella

Tony Young, Jr.

Alex Smart

JeffHerring.com

Marianna Saver

Henery X (long)

26/05/2020

John Cousins

Helen Cassidy Page

Kathryn A. LeRoy, Ph.D.

Sylvia Love Johnson

Jennifer Geer

George J. Ziogas

Dr Michael Heng

Rosennab

25/05/2020

Roger A. Reid, Ph.D.

Michael Patanella

Caryn Leach-Smith

Augustin Vallee

Em Unravelling

Tim Ebl

24/05/2020

Joshua Davis

Rosennab

Carolyn Broadfield

Dr Joel Yong, PhD

Holly Jahangiri

Dr Michael Heng

23/05/2020

JeffHerring.com

Joshua Idegbere

Roz Warren

Michael Patanella

Robert Locke

Christina M. Ward

22/05/2020

Dr Joel Yong, PhD

CJ Kowalski

Paul Myers MBA

Ryan Frawley

Charlotte Zobeir Ali

Dr Michael Heng

21/05/2020

Ellen Clardy, Ph. D.

Dr John Rose

Timothy Key

Carmen Fong, MD

Joe Luca

Michael Patanella

20/05/2020

@Marina T Alamanou PhD

Bill Abbate

Helen Cassidy Page

Denny Pencheva

Francine Fallara

Margaret

19/05/2020

Paul Myers MBA

Selma

Rosennab

Rasheed Hooda

Lori Brown

Joshua Idegbere

18/05/2020

@Marina T Alamanou PhD

Helen Cassidy Page

Kathy Lum

Rosennab

Michael Patanella

P.G. Barnett

Arthur G. Hernandez

Timothy Key

Besom & Bletherskite

17/05/2020

Michael Patanella

Sylvia Love Johnson

Sukhi Ch.

Dr Joel Yong, PhD

Timothy Key

Erin King

16/05/2020

Julia E Hubbel

Dr Joel Yong, PhD

Mark Schofield

Brian E. Wish, PhD

Dew Langrial

Rosennab

Joe Luca

Karen Madej 💛

Dipti Pande

Tree Langdon ♾️

Desiree Driesenaar

ILLUMINATION

We curate outstanding articles from diverse domains and…

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Written by

Technologist/Cognitive Scientist empowering writers. Founder of ILLUMINATION, curating and amplifying important messages. Connection: https://digitalmehmet.com

ILLUMINATION

We curate and disseminate outstanding articles from diverse domains and disciplines to create fusion and synergy.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Written by

Technologist/Cognitive Scientist empowering writers. Founder of ILLUMINATION, curating and amplifying important messages. Connection: https://digitalmehmet.com

ILLUMINATION

We curate and disseminate outstanding articles from diverse domains and disciplines to create fusion and synergy.

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