Bio


To The Reader:
My task is to make you hear, to make you feel - and, above all, to make you see. That is all, and it is everything. -Joseph Conrad




Melissa Haynes studied Business at BCIT and Thompson Rivers University where she graduated with honors. In her previous life she worked in advertising and ran a business in Central America. 

She was a project manager for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. 
She ghostwrote a column about entertaining in the Vancouver Courier and a chapter in the award-winning chef's cookbook Inside the Recipe Box. 

She moved to Los Angeles and sublet a century-old walk-up on Sunset Boulevard where her writing career was launched and her fear of cockroaches quickly dissipated after numerous encounters. 

She is a chronic adventure junkie, outdoor enthusiast, travel addict and loves anything created by the Big Guy above - including spiders (trap and release professional from tiny specs to big and hairys).

She is most passionate about animals, people, adventure, nature, conservation and scribbling. 

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