Haynes spent twenty years as a reporter and editor
at newspapers in Oregon, was the communication director for Portland Community College until recently and is now a full-time writer. “I know,” Haynes told The Oregonian.”It is a roll of the dice, becoming a full-time novelist, but I thought this is the time in my life when I can really go for it.”
Haynes told The Oregonian he's working on two more books for his publisher, Minotaur Books, and that there are screenplay possibilities, too.
Haynes reads from Breaking Point at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing.