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Our writers dazzle readers, shedding light with limitless boundaries of what you may find. Be it eclectic, sophisticated, eloquent, informational, controversial, and sometimes provocative, our writers invite readers to reach into their souls, hearts, and minds.

Predetermined subjects do not enslave illumination; our writers engage their audience by radiating originality that reaches the depths of their being. And other times, they are just funny, creative, and willing to share their experiences others dare not write.

The glory of Illumination is the writers’ step into the spotlight, without censorship, without judgment. In turn, our publication extends olive branches to freedom of thought that resonates deep into the heart of the reader.

Featured today are prolific writers whose area of expertise ranges from philosophy, business, life lessons, and poetry. The only theme you will find is that each writer chose Illumination to share their very best work. The reason why? We illuminate excellence.

Dr. L. Sebastain Purcell

Dr. L. Sebastian Purcell can be likened to the ancient philosopher Aristotle. Except, there is a twist. This Interim Chair of Philosophy at State University of New York College at Cortland also delves deep into Aztec philosophy, a study on the rise due to the instructional way the Aztecs simplified how to lead a worthwhile life.

Dr. Purcell is featured in Forbes, BBC News, Time, Business Insider, Aeon, and many more. Humble in nature, logical in conviction, Dr. Purcell amplifies accountability and a willingness to be vulnerable using teachings that delineate common social constructs.

Please enjoy this feature story about Dr. Purcell. It may change the way you think and live.

Roger Reid PH.D

Much like Dr. Purcell, Dr. Reid enriches the careers of many by explaining by creating a literal handbook of how to be a professional. He discusses how to work to your fullest potential, how to quit with grace and everything in between.

A growing trend of employees ignorant of what it means to possess a strong work ethic is on the horizon. Anyone could benefit from his advice. As it stands, 10 million people are still unemployed: a figure much higher than before the global pandemic hit (

In addition, 33% of employees work from home, leaving them unsupervised and without contact with colleagues(Brenan, 2021).

Now more than ever is the time to read the work of this business expert. Please enjoy!

While philosophy and learning to be a successful employee are of the highest priority, writers sometimes share their stories and life lessons that the reader may identify, but always believed that they were the only ones to struggle the hurdles that life throws at you.

Erin King

A childhood of trauma usually ends poorly. Few can escape their own perception and seek something better. This takes courage, tenacity, and a willingness to be accountable. It also takes humility.

Erin King is that success story. She broke the cycle of generations in her family and taught herself how to be a well-rounded functional person. And she is funny, too.

Her stories shed light on typical dysfunctions many people share. She also enlightens her reader with advice on how to act in a marriage and how to earn integrity through self-care and hard work.

Miraculously, she managed to succeed in life while managing her attitude, actions, and willingness to walk the line. I would guess she has many stories to tell. Here are a few I offer to you now.

America Zed

I tremble when I read the lovely stanzas shared with her readers about love, heartache, and pain. Her ability to describe the indescribable ignites readers to feel her words in their heads and their hearts. Today's world is so focused on the cerebral that many people forget that poetry is an act of discovery and a catalyst to memories long forgotten.

Her work softens the most rigid and strengthens those who struggle. Her willingness to open herself to her readers in an act of bravery enriching lives.

With no further ado, please allow yourself the chance to reflect on the meaning of life and love and romance by rekindling a relationship with yourself that Zed’s poetry opens.

And while these writers continue to engage readers on Illumination, there are many more writers whose gifts deserve acknowledgment. You can find many featured writers on the Illumination webpage. Wander, ponder, and delve into the creative art form of writing.

Like Robin Williams once said:

No Matter What People Tell You, Words and Ideas Change the World.

In the world of Illumination, words and ideas are spread like radiant light as if a sunbeam is delivered just to you. Bask in the glory of the written word. We are in the era of the short attention span. And writers are the warriors that bring hope to what the future may bring.

Sebastian Purcell, PhD Roger A. Reid, Ph.D. Erin King America Zed

Work Cited

Brenan, Megan. “COVID-19 and Remote Work: An Update.”, Gallup, 1 Mar. 2021,,31%25%20were%20never%20working%20remotely.


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