FAQ & Contact
Fables & Fauna
Fables & Fauna LLC
1025 Rose Creek Drive
Ste. 620, Box 234
Woodstock, Georgia, USA 30189
MY KIDS / CLASSROOM CREATED SOME ARTWORK/BOOK REPORTS ABOUT YOUR BOOK! CAN I SEND IT TO YOU?
I LOVE getting artwork from the kiddos! Send it on over to the mailing address above, and let me know if I have permission to share their creations online (and who to credit, if desired.) I like making reaction videos on my YouTube channel. ;)
CAN YOU (THE AUTHOR) SIGN MY BOOK? OR WRITE IN A DEDICATION TO THE PERSON I'M SENDING IT TO?
Of course! Every book is shipped from my studio, after all. Please describe what you want in the "Cart Notes" section during checkout.
…Having trouble finding the “Cart Notes” section? Feel free to send me an email below with your request, or reply to your order’s email receipt instead.
DO YOU SHIP INTERNATIONALLY?
Yes! The standard rate is $23.50 for international shipping, + about $5 per additional item.
CAN YOU VISIT OUR SCHOOL/LIBRARY/STORE/ETC TO DO A READING/BOOK SIGNING/ETC?
I'd be happy to! You can start by learning more about the types of events that I do from downloading my Press Kit. Then we can schedule and plan an event together, via email from my contact form below.
DID YOU REALLY ILLUSTRATE "AMELIA THE FLYING CAT"?
Yes, I'm formally trained in visual storytelling, I have a BFA in Sequential art from Savannah College of Art and Design. So basically... I tell stories through a series of drawings!
I'M AN ARTIST TOO! WHAT MATERIALS DO YOU USE?
I use non-photo blue lead pencils for my underdrawing, then pencil to “tighten up” my sketch, then I ink overtop. This is a traditionally used method by cartoonists. I personally prefer brush pens to ink with, but there are many options.
For Amelia the Flying Cat, I used copic markers and colored pencils to color my illustrations. For my next book, I plan on going completely digital with the iPad and Apple pencil, or using watercolor and gouache. Haven't decided yet, but those are my favorites.
HOW DID YOU SELF-PUBLISH YOUR BOOK?
It’s a VERY difficult process for a colored book, especially if you ever want to be in a bookstore one day without losing money for every book you sell! I’ve studied as much as I could about the “how to” by searching the net, but mostly I've learned by trial and error. This process has taken me years. I highly suggest submitting a story “submission” to an established publisher instead, unless you want to dedicate your life to making children's books like me.
Once I have more books published, I plan on opening an e-course to teach everything I've learned. My Book Club members will be first to know, so make sure you've joined!