James Bicheno

About me

James Bicheno is a writer of historical fiction and poetry and has dabbled in microfiction, short stories and scriptwriting. He has a BA (Hons) in History, an Undergraduate Diploma in Literature and Creative Writing and an MA in Creative Writing.

James has written two novels, one is the beginning of a series set during the Viking Age and the second is a stand-alone book set shortly after the Russian Revolution. He is currently seeking representation while he is writing his third novel, set in an alternative history.

James keeps a blog and is currently doing a ‘Read Through History.’ Check it out to see what it’s all about!

From my website

Read Through History: November 2014

So, December is upon us and tis will soon be the season to be jolly. Here’s what I’ve been reading along with doing the Christmas Shopping: 1) The Hidden Crown by David Haworth. This is the first in the Northland series, set one hundred years after the Battle of Hastings in an alternative…

Self-Publishing in the Digital Age

This week I went to a talk at the University of Portsmouth all about self-publishing. Tom Sykes, travel writer and lecturer at the University, led the session which consisted of a panel of writers and entrepreneurs, all of whom have published work themselves in a variety of ways. Independent publishing…

Events in the Area

Over the last couple of months I have been to two literary festivals: Havant and the Portsmouth Bookfest. Both of these were very interesting and laid on all kinds of different events. At Havant I was lucky enough to have the chance to sell some books (I managed to pay…

 
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