You will love Claris Flowers-Broderick at PatternMaking.com
Her post on making multiple French darts is well done. She makes available pages from Design Your Own Dress Patterns, which is long out of print. We have a copy of the original book.
Multiple Darts or Tucks is also a good quick read. The illustrations from the old books show more inspiration and help clarify that dart manipulation is not just for theory lessons.