Opened on Instagram ONLY. Are you a #booklover and a owner of an IG account? Good: this is a call for you! Go to my IG account @ashesofthephoenixbook and follow the instruction on my last post! You can win a … Continue reading Giveaway: win a paperback copy of my book!
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Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade Author: Jane Fade Merrick Translated by: Maria Calabretta – Nanci Ferro Genre: Contemporary – Drama – New Adult. With illustrations inside. More info: Self contained, but it will be followed by two… Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade by Jane Fade Merrick
Finally my book got its official Instagram channel! Please follow it: you will get exclusively drawings, videos and anticipations about the book and its characters. Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix on Instagram
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Loving Too Much …To Kill! is a comic strip series inspired by true-to-life events in a couple’s relationship. Meet Piccolo, Piccola and her lovely kitties (Micio and Micia) that he wants to cook on barbeque!… Continue reading Loving Too Much … to Kill! By Jane Fade Merrick!
Do you have an instagram account? Very well, because ALL the strips of my brand new comic Loving Too Much …To Kill! are available for FREE on my instagram account! Have a daily smile! Follow the account at this link! … Continue reading Read all L2M2 comic strips for free!
My self-published comic strip book is finally available on Amazon! Loving Too Much …To Kill! is a funny comic based on real happenings. Meet Piccolo, Piccola and her lovely kitties – Micio and Micia – (whom he wants to cook … Continue reading Loving Too Much …To Kill! – OMNIBUS
Halloween seen by these three. Ashes of the Phoenix is a novel among literature, illustration and music! Continue reading HAPPY… WHATEVER
Ashes of the Phoenix is a contemporary introspective novel that talks about death (real and figurative) and rebirth. Below, here’s the concept of death for each of the three characters in the book which, I remind you, is for free … Continue reading Death
Some of the scenes from “Ashes of the Phoenix” turned into comic frames! Book for free on Wattpad! Continue reading From novel to comic
Fade and Jag in “Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade”. Light novel – Slice of life – Illustrated. For free on Wattpad or in ebook and paperback on Amazon! Discover more! Continue reading New drawing: BANG!
Some videos about illustrations’ “making of”, and a final one, with an upsetting secret about my works! Ashes of the Phoenix is available on paperback and ebook, but also for free on Wattpad! Continue reading Step by step of the drawings
The ascending tone of his voice caught the girl’s attention: the child seemed to be obsessed by that band. “You’ve never seemed like the normal type of guy to me, now I have the confirmation”, she concluded in disapproval. Jag … Continue reading Sketched words 10
Bebinator is a free character generator that allows you to create cute virtual dolls resembling you or your characters. Now, get the cute version of my psycho protagonists! EASTER EGG Ashes of the Phoenix is a slice of life illustrated … Continue reading Bebinator: the most cute thing you’ll see on internet, today!
Know better the protagonists of my book from the quotes dedicated to them! You can find Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade ✅ FOR FREE on Wattpad ✅ ON SALE on Amazon Thanks! Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix – Quotes
If you are a writer or an emergent author, you probably have heard about Wattpad and the Wattys. Wattpad is one of the most popular platform to share your stories to the world, and – sometimes – that same story turns … Continue reading Wattpad and Wattys
A scientific study reveals that the word “secret” grows the audience of a 25%. LOL Anyway, I’m going to tell you some little secrets about my novel, that you never thought you could know (and propably you don’t really care … Continue reading The secrets you never knew about Ashes of the Phoenix
Lovely drawings that friends and artists made to homage my mad project. *_* You may contribute, if you want. XD Discover More Continue reading Tributes to Ashes of the Phoenix
Here I finish the introduction of my characters, presenting the third one: the more controversial. Phase 1: He introduces himself as Jag, but his real name is Nathan Obraz. A spoiling, annoying little brat with pink-dyed hair; he appears from … Continue reading Three faces of the same person: Jag
Hello everybody! Today I introduce the co-protagonist of my book and his evolution through the story. Phase 1: He is known as Nef – complete name Neffen Shaw – and he’s the bass player of one of the most popular … Continue reading Three faces of the same person: Nef
Today I introduce the protagonist of my book and her evolution through the story. Phase 1: She is known as Fade, but her real name is Jane Merrick. Nobody knows where she came from and why she is constantly escaping … Continue reading Three faces of the same person: Fade
Finally I finished the pinups of my characters and their evoultion among the three books! Unfortunetly I published only the first book in english because translating them is expensive, so I do hope for a planetary success to translate the … Continue reading New drawing – Ashes of the Phoenix – Phase 3
Little gallery of dedications in my books. More info HERE *** Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix – Dedications
The cover of Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade crossed several steps before to become what you see today. In the beginning I made a different drawing for it (I will show you in future) but I was unsatisfied … Continue reading The cover: story and evolution
These are the characters from the second volume of “Ashes of the Phoenix“. I probably will never translate it because I’m a disaster with self promotion, so nobody cares about of my stories. Oh well! Continue reading New drawing – Ashes of the Phoenix – Phase 2
Ashes of the Phoenix is a book I wrote in a not very pleasing moment of my life. It took me years to develope and give it a final shape. I thank everybody who wants to know more about it … Continue reading New drawing – Ashes of the Phoenix – Phase 1
My book is running to win the “cover of the month contest” in All Author website. If you think this cover deserves it, please leave a vote at this link allauthor.com/cover-of-the-month/3321 Registration NOT required! THANKS! Continue reading Feel free to vote for Ashes of the Phoenix!
Hello! I’m going to release my book with a brand new cover and I would like to ask to those who have a literature blog, if they want to give me a little space in it. I don’t ask for … Continue reading AAA Looking for Bloggers
Working on this new drawing. Maybe I will use it as the new cover of my book. What do you think? =D Continue reading WIP new drawing
Through the “Ashes of the Phoenix” books, you can find three different music albums: one for each book. For now I translated only the first one, but I introduce all three. “Jag was walking on clouds, admiring the album from … Continue reading The albums inside the books
Nah! Just kidding! I suppose I sold just 10 books or less, so no way to make a liveaction, but I had fun turning my drawn characters into real! What do you think? XD Discover more! DISCLAIMER: The first photo … Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix: ready for the live action!
I’ve got 3 on 5 stars from Chelsea who kindly accepted to read my book! This fast-paced novel will keep you on your toes but also make you rethink what you would do if all you ever known was violence … Continue reading Third review for Ashes of The Phoenix
Here’s a new preview drawing from my slice-of-life novel! Ashes of the Phoenix is an illustrated contemporary story, with a bit of melancholy, some humor, a dose of music and three exact opposite characters. Discover more here Continue reading Reborn from Ashes
When you finally finish the cleanup of a drawing and have no idea how to colour it to censure the pitypie! AHAHAH! This is supposed to be a book cover. Want to discover more? Find Ashes of the Phoenix – … Continue reading Preview of a new drawing
Darque Dreamer is a beautiful and kind woman who reads and reviews lots of books. She accepted to give me her honest opinion about Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade. Following what she wrote about it! Ashes of the … Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix review by Darque Dreamer
Another review left by the sweet Darque Dreamer! Thank you very much for a so detailed honest review! See Ashes of the Phoenix on Amazon! Continue reading Second review for Ashes of The Phoenix
Do you have the least idea of what means having Jag around all the time? Feel the sensation, placing him in front of your face in your FB profile picture! To do it, simply follow these few steps and get … Continue reading AotP facebook frame. Annoying friend: Jag
That was the last kick in the stomach for the bass player: his fame and success were useless; it didn’t matter that it had happened to him; in the face of such circumstances everyone was inexorably equal. Ashes of the … Continue reading Sketched words 09
The first (fortunately positive) review to my book landed on Amazon! I kindly thanks Jessica Lucci for have read and appreciate my book! See Ashes of the Phoenix on Amazon! Continue reading First review for Ashes of The Phoenix
I spent lot of time to collect objects and make a set for this promotional pic! Here’s the backstage work featuring: Rollerblades, the Knife, a Key, a Diary and a Pen, Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade, Mr. Garfy … Continue reading Making a set
…world is full of assholes, already. (Random adv for a better world). If you can’t enjoy sex, buy and read Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade, it’s practically the same experience! Continue reading Jane Fade Merrick promotes safe sex
A fat preview of my book and its illustrations is now available on Google Books! Enjoy! Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix’s preview on Google books
This comic will make you willing to buy my book or send me to hell. Let me know what you chose! XD BUY on AMAZON! Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix’s story made simple
Fade, having seen the images on the internet, had begun to steal boxes of condoms. Over time she had stolen so many that they would last for months; she had made up her mind that she would make up for … Continue reading Sketched words 08
The book is now available on EPUB, MOBI and PAPERBACK! The visual novel includes an illustration each chapter! Read a preview on Amazon! Read for free on Wattpad (3/4 of the book, only, to don’t break editor’s contract rules.) Ashes … Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix – Ebook / Paperback
Fade half-heartedly took the case and glanced at the cover. It was a picture of a group of four people in front a totally black background. “Dull” she thought, and began to consider the members of the group: two boys … Continue reading Sketched words 07
The city traffic, although hectic, to her eyes was just a succession of blurry spots that moved counter-current in slow motion. Her figure, slender and indefinable, was comparable to a branch in the wind, swinging among a thousand others, and … Continue reading Sketched words 06
Edit July 2018: the brand new cover! Here’s the whole cover of Ashes of the Phoenix – The Fade. Format 6’x9′, 180 pages, paperback. Coming soon! Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix – The final cover
“Ibrahim!” The little boy roared fiercely, “What the hell did you do?” He asked, kneeling next to the girl and holding her head. “Nothing, I was giving her a sandwich and she fainted!” He babbled in confusion. Ashes of the … Continue reading Sketched words 05
He decided that it would have been better to wait for her to fall asleep, so he looked at her. Her hair was different from the night they had spent together. It scattered disorderly on the cushion, rough and sticky … Continue reading Sketched words 04
My book is getting translate by a very kind and professional translator. I’m reading it now in english and must say that is a totally strange sensation; like reading a different book from the original one I wrote. I love … Continue reading Found in traslation
Here’s the title list of every chapter of Ashes of the Phoenix. Fade in The indelible signs of the past The dark allure A new beginning Negative thoughts Recession The things you don’t know about me The agreement Sharply contrasting … Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix – The chapters list
The man realized that she didn’t live in this world. She was never there, while she was talking, nor when she slept with him; she lived in a cage of illusions she had built on her own, with mental chains … Continue reading Sketched words 03
I would like to be the sea I would like to break into millions of pieces and I would like each piece to be dispersed in the world, so that I can live forever without suffering as I suffer now. … Continue reading Sketched words 02
I am a self-publisher lover, so I will write random posts on it. They are translated from my italian posts, so the english may be not perfect (I apologize). Also, I inform you that everything I will say came from … Continue reading Pills of self – Booktrailer: Yes, no, maybe, I dunno.
She now passed the sponge over a long scar on her left leg. As if it was a kind of eerie path, Fade slowed her motions as she followed it; the girl followed the long trail pass-ing over the cross … Continue reading Sketched words 01
Teaser/ Booktrailer of Ashes of the Phoenix. Follow it on Facebook! Drawings in Photoshop, animation in Flash (yes, I’m still using it!). Took a week to make it, though it’s very simple. Music by Syndacate & Brian Nielsen Thanks for … Continue reading Ashes of the Phoenix – Teaser