Sarah Mendoza

Software Options to Help You Write and Organize Your Novel

Writing a novel is no easy task. Reading an average 300 page book only takes around six or so hours to read. For authors, we know that every one of those 60,000-90,000 words are both a labor of love and exercise in frustration. Coming up with your idea, doing research, creating characters, crafting an outline, …

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What Are Some Scientific Writing Career Options?

Science writing is undergoing a sort-of rebirth. In the early days of traditional media, like newspapers and broadcast radio and television, scientific writers played an important role in making complicated topics easy to understand. These writers often found themselves face-to-face with the world’s foremost researchers about new and exciting innovations. Then traditional media began its …

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Has Opinion Shifted on E-Cigarettes After Recent Regulations?

In August, a Standard University School of Medicine study found that people who vaped were up to seven times more likely to be infected by COVID-19 than those who did not vape. However, public attention over e-cigarettes and vaping appear to have fallen, with very few news stories covering the topic after February when pandemic-related …

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The Pros and Cons of Letting More People Work From Home

Working from home has been on the rise for around a decade, but it was during the COVID-19 outbreak that the idea had taken hold out of necessity.  While many companies initially struggled during the first weeks and months of lockdown, and they may still not be entirely sure of its effectiveness, polling does show workers have …

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Should The Government Offer Universal Basic Income to Citizens?

An English village in Speenhamland experimented with universal basic income in response to rising grain prices. That was in 1795. The idea was much the same to what has been proposed today, although with a greater focus on bread. If you didn’t work or were unable to, you received bread for you and your family. …

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Should People or The Economy be Prioritized During COVID-19?

There is a challenging topic being discussed within the highest levels of government and around social circles: Will the impact of shutting down the economy to prevent the spread of COVID-19 ultimately lead to a worse outcome than if we had let COVID-19 run its course? We are arguing that shutting down the economy could …

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Should Presidents Have the Power to Pardon Anyone?

Recent accusations of corruption against the Trump administration and his choice of pardons has raised questions about whether there should be more restrictions on the power of the President. But why are people upset? Trump has been accused of pardoning people with connections to close personal friends, despite their convictions involving bribery and violations of …

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