Richard Foreman

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Having completed a BA in literature at Essex University in 1973, Richard Foreman took on a variety of occupations including community arts and theatre work. In the late 1980s, writing as ‘Dick Foreman’, he became a full time scriptwriter of comic strips, progressing from one-off stories to a monthly series for US publishers DC comics. The series, ‘Black Orchid’ ran for two years. Following this, his working life switched to other interests, but he continued writing quarterly scripts for photo-stories/comic strips in ‘Who Cares?’, a national magazine for children in care for 20 years. Since 2009 he has returned full time to writing. Following a series of well-received articles for Alan Moore’s ‘Dodgem Logic’ magazine, he began work on ‘Wilfu ...more

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Richard Foreman Although I have experienced periods when it has been difficult to maintain my output as a writer, for various reasons, I can't say that I have ever pe…moreAlthough I have experienced periods when it has been difficult to maintain my output as a writer, for various reasons, I can't say that I have ever personally experienced 'writer's block'. One might be stuck, unable to make progress with a particular project, but it seems to me there are always things to write about if you want to. In those 'stuck' situations I look for creative diversions - pick up some other unfinished project, write poems or memoirs or essays, whatever. Get back to the feeling that writing is fun. Usually, by then, something is developing in my brain at a subconscious or unconscious level as regards the problem I'm stuck on. Or the other activity itself leads me back to the primary project, with a changed perspective.(less)
Richard Foreman That sometimes elusive feeling that you have just written something really well. Reading it over to yourself. Reading it aloud. A total buzz.
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