Chris Simnett


I am an award winning writer and sports editor who worked in the newspaper industry for nearly 15 years, starting in small town Smithers B.C. and working my way up to the Calgary Herald.
I currently write for Alberta Health Services as well as perform some communications advisor and project management duties.
In my free time I'm a volunteer working to build a healthy tennis community in Airdrie, AB as 'community champion' for the Tennis Canada Building Tennis Communities Strategy. As part of that I coach kids and adults on the court as well as plan, run and organize tournaments, leagues, school and community tennis programs. I also run a tennis program at the Alberta Children's Hospital, where I work.

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18 and Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Growing up’s a bitch for Rob and Ian, a couple of lonely high school geeks. It’s 1985 and the pair form a heavy metal band. Their friendship grows as strong as their musical ambition and their dream is to conquer the world of metal and get laid. But they never make it. A bottle thrown during a gig in a seedy bar sets off a string of events that ends any hope of them achieving their dreams.

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