Many readers are here because they want to learn more about Irish fae and folklore, or are making comics themselves.  Thanks to a number of inquiries for more information, here is a collection of things that have helped me learn, improve, and create.

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Irish Folklore

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A Brief Guide to Celtic Myths and Legends: Brief Histories
Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry
The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore
Irish Folk and Fairy Tales Omnibus Edition


Visual Storytelling

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Understanding Comics
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need


Setting the Mood

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Celtic Harp – the Music of O’Carolan
The Celtic Book of Days
Fairy Garden
Celtic Journeys
The Celts
Gentle Airs