Gered Beeby started his career as a nuclear submarine officer and later turned to engineering and construction management. He has since retired from these lines of work and also retired as a Captain in the Naval Reserve.
Gered is Past President (2003) of the San Diego Writers/Editors Guild and remains on the Guild Board of Directors. He also serves as a reviewer for the San Diego Book Awards organization.
With "The Bottle Imp" Gered crafted his screenplay as much as possible to follow Stevenson's original story. He added a number of elements to create a full-length, big-screen experience. In his words, "I think Stevenson would approve."
His novel of industrial espionage, DARK OPTION (2002), was nominated for a PMA Benjamin Franklin award in the category, Best New Voice - Fiction (2003). Dark Option has also been written as a screenplay.
Active in government affairs,Gered served on the San Diego County Grand Jury as Foreman Pro Tem for the now completed 2011/2012 term. His writing includes a new screenplay, an anthology of short stories, and his memoirs. He lives in Encinitas with his wife Myrna.