Who is SimeyC

by SimeyC

SimeyC is an amateur writer trying to earn a living by writing on the web - so far he hasn't given up his day job.

SimeyC Bio Stats

Let's get the boring stuff out of the way first - although I'm sure my parents would argue that nothing to do with SimeyC is boring!

Born: yes I was – oh sorry – April 11, 1967

Place of BirthSheffield, England


Lived in:

0-1 Sheffield, England

1-2 Doncaster, England

3-18 Tonteg near Pontypridd, Wales

19-21 Sheffield, England

22-30 Tonteg near Pontypridd, Wales

31- Manchester, New Jersey, USA


Mother: Pamela (RIP)

Father: Thomas

Brother: Gary

Wife: Leigh

Children: Kelly and Meghan

Grandchild: Lane

Pets: Dogs – Emmy, Bella; Cats: Ebony, Mr Norris, Spanky


Reading and writing: I've read over 2000 books mostly in the science fiction and fantasy genres but have also managed to read some of the classics:

My favorite Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

My Top Ten Books of all time.


Sports: I used to play cricket, tennis and soccer, but as I get older I am simply becoming the best 'watcher' of sports. I still love cricket, rugby, tennis and soccer and now have an interest in American Football.


Family: I love spending time with my family and my 1 year old grandson – I simply cannot think of anything better than quality time with my family.


Career: I am a computer 'expert' working for a very large accountancy firm in their Finance department. I specialize in Microsoft Excel and have created many financial models and worksheets. I love to find new things to do with Excel:

How to create cards with Excel.


Amateur writer: I love writing and have been writing poetry and stories since I was 10; I would love to say I'm an expert, but I simply don't have enough talent to make it in the big world. I have focused my writing more on articles that hopefully are full of information and are well written and I do make a moderate income doing this.


An example short story:

Dasterdly Deeds


My 'best' articles – these both won daily prizes for the best Hub in a recent competition:

Road Trip accross America

Make a Brochure using Microsoft Word



I love writing and the residual income is a nice bonus for me – I've been successful over the last year or two, but have had a steep learning curve after writing on the web for about ten years. I know I'll never replace my day job, but if the few sheckles I get from writing help to make my life easier then I will continue to write and enjoy.

Updated: 06/09/2011, SimeyC
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SimeyC on 06/22/2011

All: thanks for the kind comments! So far I've got a grand total of 0 sale on Zazzle! Haven't worked out how to properly market Zazzle yet, especially as there are gazillions of other people trying to do the same!

chefkeem on 06/20/2011

I, too, love your shoe designs, Simey. And it's great to get to know you better. :)

sandyspider on 06/09/2011

I don't find you boring. You do have some cool Zazzle shoes too.

theherbivorehippie on 06/09/2011

Well how cute are those shoes?!! Love the Disco Star design! Three cats and two dogs, huh? Whew! Your house is even busier than mine!

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