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Jobie Hughes

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in Renton, Washington, The United States
July 09, 1980

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Jobie Hughes was raised in Spencer, Ohio. He was a high school state champion in wrestling, attended Ohio University on an athletic scholarship, and graduated with a business degree in Management Information Systems, a major he had little interest in and one chosen for no other reason than, at age 20, he hadn't the slightest idea of what he wanted to do. What followed were five wayward years earning minimal pay working shitty jobs, several of which he was fired from. He started writing when he was 24 and, at age 27, left capitalism behind and moved to New York City to attend Columbia University's School of the Arts. He graduated in May 2009 with an MFA in Creative Writing.

Hughes is the coauthor of two previous novels, both of which were #1
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“And the past, for those foolish enough to subscribe to it, holds a grudge harder than anything known to man.”
Jobie Hughes, At Dawn

“[A]nd there are few things as threatening to us as individuals as a person who perceives our worst flaws, especially when those flaws are all they see.”
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“Do what you love. Fuck everything else.”
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“If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work.”
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“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.”
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“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.”
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“every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion. It is not he who is revealed by the painter; it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself.”
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“Women, as some witty Frenchman once put it, inspire us with the desire to do masterpieces and always prevent us from carrying them out.”
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