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"Monster Manual" for med students
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NerdcoreLearning is working on a book that is reminiscent of a D&D Monster Manual, except that it features bacteria and antibiotics, re-imagined as warriors in a mythical land at war. The art, and the writing (first draft) is finished, now we need an editor to help bring all the fantasy descriptions of these monsters and heros into a more coherent and consistent style.

The Microsoft Word file is 26 pages. Each creature has its own entry, which uses fantasy metaphors to describe the particular qualities of each bacteria or drug. There are 41 different bacteria and 26 different drugs. Some of the entries are well-honed, while a few are in a rougher state, more like a list of sentences than a flowing paragraph. We need someone with an outside perspective to come in and collaborate with us to put a finish on the descriptions. There are two of us - one is a science writer and one is a gamer.

Requirements: prior experience as an editor, mastery of the English language and American...

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