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: February 2015

Pinch, punch, first of the month and no retur… OW! Anyway we’re now two months down in 2015, doesn’t time fly? I’m still writing 2014 down! In fact I think I wrote 2013 down the other day… So here’s what I read in February and what I thought of it.…

Read Through History January 2015

Can you believe we’re one month into the New Year already? It’ll be Christmas again before you know it! Anyway, here’s what I plundered from the library/bookshelf/kindle this month: 1)┬áThe Time Traveller’s Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer. A bit of non-fiction that’s helping with the editing for the…

Portsmouth: The Home of Great Writing

On Wednesday the University of Portsmouth hosted a talk from a local writer, Mister Matt Wingett, about the literary history of this Island City. Now, Portsmouth has something of an embarrassment of riches when it comes to its literary heritage but there really is nothing to be embarrassed about. Below…

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