Welcome to the website of Richard Foreman, writer of 'Wilful Misunderstandings'. This site exists to promote the book and give a taste of some of the other creative works I've turned my hand to over the years.
If you'd like more information and an opportunity to buy the book click on the first button to the right of this box. It will take you to a page with links to the publisher's website where signed copies can be ordered, and to my blog which commenced with a series of pieces about how the book was conceived and written. Scroll down and you will find quotes from reviewers, other writers and readers of the book; links to videos of live readings of the stories; and finally transcripts of reviews that have so far appeared in print or online.
The 'news' link button will take you to updates on my activities - public appearances and ongoing projects. The rest are pretty much self explanatory.
Any one who chances upon this site who is into comics may remember me as 'Dick Foreman', scripter of 'Black Orchid' for DC comics, along with occasional issues of 'Swamp Thing'. But now I go by 'Richard'. If you're interested, click on the link below to go to the first of a series of entries on my blog that tell the history of my career as a comics writer.
See 'News 2021' page for updates, including news of my new novel, contributions to Dorset podcasts, a recent re-print of my 'Swamp Thing' stories, links to new pieces written for International Times and to Molly Bloom (an online poetry magazine). There's a bit about my participation in the Shaftesbury Fringe Festival at the end of August, and the Tears in the Fence poetry festival the following weekend, plus more on the Shaftesbury Tree Festival which is happening as I write this upadate. A fresh story ('A Shedload of Angels') can be found on page 2 of my 'fiction' section, MP3 download-links to some of the recently podcast poems on the 'Wilful Misunderstandings' page (scroll down) and more to come soon.