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A while back, I removed the ability to download the Fishbones novel because it was being spread around on certain websites without credit/permission. Since then, I have occasionally e-mailed the file to those who asked nicely, but on the whole it has been unavailable. I continue to receive emails asking for the file, but have been so overwhelmed that I've been unable to respond to them.

But, I know some of you have a genuine interest in the book, especially after having read the comic. I've decided to offer the book up for download once again under these conditions.

- You can name your price. This means you can pay whatever you see fit, as low as one cent. If you would like to support me or are feeling generous, any amount would be greatly appreciated.

- I can't police the sharing of this file, though it would also be appreciated if you did not post it in its entirely on other websites, especially not without credit. 

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After your transaction is completed, you must click on this button to get the download.

If you are new to Fishbones, it began as a novel on Livejournal, which was posted one chapter at a time. After its completion, I teamed up with Yuki to turn it into a webcomic, which is still currently being updated. It's a story about some boys, their friendship, the mafia, and probably has too many homosexual undertones.

Further Info

Fishbones Comic

Sample Chapter

Once you pay, you will be taken to a site with both a DOC and PDF version of the novel. The book is 403 pages and over 169,000 words. Much of the comic matches the novel word-for-word, but there are many scenes and conversations which have been cut for timing issues. There are also several concepts and plots that I intend to change or remove, so this will be your only chance to see the original story.

Also, in an effort to get the word out, I'm offering an incentive for reblogging! If you reblog this post (as text, not a link) you will have the chance to win any 8x12 (or similar size) print from my DA shop for free. You don't need to be following me. On August 1 I will choose one person at random. Thanks so much for your support guys! Hope you enjoy the book!

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SatanStoleMyThrone Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Will you ever make this a paperback novel? I love the comic and have the pdf from when you were still giving them out but I'd love a hard copy even more :)
FiaFreckles Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ive only followed your art for a while and always loved the designs of your Fishbones characters. I espicallyed loved "Double Down" and was excited when your webcomic started up. When you put the story up for dl I put it on my phone with the intention of reading it on a rather long plane journey (I normally hate reading novels on screen) but forgot about it T__T I only started reading it last week O___O omg... why did I wait so long? You are a very talented artist, but you're writing is equally amazing. Lol I totally suck with words, so Im not sure I can express how much I enjoyed reading it but I just wanted to say thank you very much for making a pretty shitty week so much better. <3<3<3
Stella-Shuriken Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
Oh, I can finally pay to own it! :D
Just one question, is this a final version?
jisuk Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Well, pretty much! I haven't edited it in over a year, but I may or may not touch it up a bit more in the future. :)
Stella-Shuriken Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
I'll upgrade my offer a little if you will offer a touched up version in the same way in the future then :)
Tamahagane Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012
Thank you very much for the chance to download your novel. I gladly did. I read it back then on LJ and loved every minute of it!
Little-Katydid Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
I remember reading some of Fishbones a while back. I thought I was pretty awesome. I'm planning on getting a copy.
InyrilJace Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I remember reading every single chapter of Fishbones as it came out on LJ! So excited to see the novel coming back, this is definitely something I'll be considering!
Panda-Yuki Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
Having read the book a good couple years ago, i would absolutely love to see it in paper novel format! :D The comic too!! I would fork out through the nose if need be for these goodies!
Emruki Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Neat! <3 Consider it reblogged!
bookworm0492 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
0o Oh man, Im sorely tempted. I wanna read it, but part of me wants to wait and watch the comic first so I dont have spoilers. AGH!! 0o
kitelina Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I consider myself very fortunate to have caught you at the right time to email you for the book :) I still reread it front to back every now and then!
MiyuCross12 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
luckily i was able to get a hold of you when you first started the comic and you sent me the file. i loved it.
soraminami Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
It's nice to be able to read a journal from you again! Thanks for this opportunity for those that want to read the novel, but weren't able to before you took it offline.

I'm glad to have been able to read this during the time when you were still writing the chapters...! (Not sure how frustrating-or any other emotional reaction that can be placed here, this is for you, but are there still plans to actually publish this?)
Procadeath Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I read it back then and till hold it dear in my heart :)
CavingInRainbows Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
There can never be too many homosexual undertones :p
vanroarcub Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so much for this :love:
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