Wandering the winding halls and passages of the interweb can be a time-consuming task. Hopefully these links make it less so.
The Mad Fermentationist seems to be a good egg. A Homebrewer from DC in yankeeland, he knows whats what when it comes to wild fermentation, and has many useful tips regarding basic all-grain too.
How to Brew, by John Palmer. Read this. Everyone says it’s great.