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Move Under Ground

A couple of weeks back I posted about Nick Mamatas' (nihilistic_kid) Under My Roof and, ultimately, his first novel, Move Under Ground. Well, turns out that Mamatas has released it under the Creative Commons act online, "I decided to release it under a Creative Commons license for a number of reasons. The first is simply that I wish my novel to be more widely read. The second is that I am currently a student at Western Connecticut University's MFA program in Professional Writing, and this site is a project for its class on publishing technologies. The third is a bit more mercenary: if you like this book, perhaps you'd like to buy either the hardcover or the trade paperback. You may also wish to check out my most recent book, a novel for young people called Under My Roof, which is about neighborhood-level nuclear proliferation."

Which means, of course, that the book is now free. Which is cool, because it's a Lovecraft meets Jack Kerouac beat novel about the end of the world, and I dug it.



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Feb. 7th, 2007 11:32 pm (UTC)
I think this was a good move for Nick... no pun intended.

Wider readership makes me very happy.
Feb. 8th, 2007 02:40 am (UTC)
Oh man, that's so cool.
Feb. 8th, 2007 01:35 pm (UTC)
That is SUCH a great cover.
Feb. 9th, 2007 12:38 am (UTC)
... and I just got it for Christmas. Ha.

Oh well, I'll be able to read my copy on the beach, at least.
Feb. 9th, 2007 12:40 am (UTC)
yeah, i hear the beach is the place to be in the uk ;)
Feb. 9th, 2007 12:55 am (UTC)
this is at the end of my road, you know!

The stones hurt to sit on.
Feb. 9th, 2007 01:03 am (UTC)
thats what every british person i know says about their beaches.
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