Gideon Stier

Gideon Stier - Editor

Portland, OR, United States

Freelance Editor and Desktop Publisher with over six years of experience with a Big Five. Specializing in Horror/Sci Fi and Non Fiction.

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Overview

I started as a writer. I always knew I wanted to work with books and that was the dream job of dream jobs. Being an author. Well, we fall into things sometimes and I ended up working as a copy editor for a indie periodical while interning at Random House. After a long road of free, hard work I finally broke in and was offered a full time , paying position. I served as an editor for Random House with a focus of Horror and Science Fiction manuscripts as well as United States Historical Non Fiction. Unable to withstand the pressures of New York any longer I returned home to Oregon where I am starting a indie publishing company for digital books and even thinking of trying my hand at literary agent. We'll see. For now, I can offer quality services at affordable rates because I have a client list established.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Philosophy
Writing & Publishing
Fiction
Horror
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Poetry
Science Fiction

Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in English
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism (Communications)
  • University of Washington Editor Certificate
  • Desktop Publishing Certificate

Awards

  • Publisher's Award for Design
  • Independant Publisher Rising Star Award

Work experience

Publisher / Editor

Self-employed
August, 2016 – Present (almost 4 years)

Editor

Random House Publishing
December, 2008 – July, 2014 (over 5 years)

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